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Professor Markus Damian

Professor Markus Damian

Professor Markus Damian
M.A., Ph.D.(Rice)

Professor of Psychology of Language

Area of research

Psycholinguistics

Office 1D20
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3310543

Research summary

I am a cognitive psychologist with a special interest in the processes and mechanisms underlying language. My research is specifically concerned with those engaged when humans speak (as opposed to when they comprehend language). I investigate the way in which humans cognitively develop intentions of what they are trying to say, the way in which words are organised in and retrieved from a mental lexicon for the purpose of the utterance, and the processes involved in generating the appropriate articulation. Much of my work is based on chronometrical studies performed on adult populations; however, I have also been involved in ...

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Biography

I received a Bachelor's Degree from the College of New Jersey (1993) and a Master's degree (1996) and a Ph.D. degree (1998) in cognitive psychology from Rice University, Houston. Between 1998 and 2000 I was a staff member in the language production group at the Max-Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where I worked with Pim Levelt. I joined the School of Experimental Psychology in Bristol as a Lecturer in 2000, and have been a Professor since 2010.

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