UMass Psychology

Lori Astheimer

Umass Psychology People

Dr. Lori Astheimer

Position(s): Lecturer
Division: Div 1 NSB
Secondary Division: Div 2 Cog
Building/Room: T 539
Extension: 545-5955
Email: lastheimer AT psych DOT umass DOT edu

My research explores the relationship between attention and language processing in children and adults.  Using event-related potentials (ERPs) and other neuroimaging techniques, I examine how linguistic experience shapes the use of attention during speech perception, and how attention training may improve both general cognitive processing and language proficiency.

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