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Professor Karsten Steinhauer

Karsten Steinhauer is Head of the Neurocognition of Language Laboratory at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. For the duration of his Visiting Fellowship he will be hosted by Queen Mary, University of London.

Karsten SteinhauerAt the Neurocognition of Language Laboratory, Professor Steinhauer and his students use event-related brain potentials (ERPs) and other methods to uncover the temporal dynamics and neurocognitive mechanisms underlying language acquisition and language processing. His research has been published in journals such as Nature Neuroscience, PNAS, and the Journal of Cognitive NeuroscienceDuring his time in the UK, Professor Steinhauer will develop two studies comparing real-time language processing in monolingual and bilingual participants.

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Visiting Fellowships

This programme provides academics based in any country overseas (and active at any career stage) with the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution of their choice for up to six months.


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