MEG

Principal Investigator



Research Interests
  • Universal Grammar
  • Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Language Acquisition
  • Neurolinguistics
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Research Assistants

Ellie Abrams: NY Lab Manager/RA

Research Interests:
  • Clinical applications of MEG language research
  • Neurobiology of music
  • Computation and cognition
  • Bilingualism and executive function
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Julien Dirani: NYUAD Research Assistant

Research Interests:
  • Neuroscience of Language
  • Semantics and Syntax
  • Arabic
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Doctoral Students

Suhail Matar

Research Interests:
  • Neural basis of language
  • Morphosyntax
  • Middle Eastern and Romance languages
  • Syntactic prediction mechanisms
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Laura Gwilliams

Research Interests:
  • Morphological processing
  • Spoken word recognition
  • Sub-lexical prediction
  • MEG analysis methods
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Yohei Oseki

Research Interests:
  • Morphosyntax
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language acquisition
  • Computational modeling
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Post-Doctoral Researchers

Samantha Wray

Research Interests:
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Spoken word recognition
  • Semitic languages
  • Natural language processing
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Shinri Ohta

Research Interests:
  • Neural basis of morphosyntactic processing
  • Functional/anatomical changes related to language disorders/acquisition
  • Integration of theoretical linguistics and experimental neuroscience
  • Japanese and Mayan languages
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MorphLab

  • Victoria Sharpe
    • Former Lab Manager (2015-2017)
    • Currently PhD student at Tufts
  • Phoebe Gaston
    • Former Lab Manager (2013-2015)
    • Currently PhD student in Linguistics, University of Maryland
  • Meera Saeed Al Kaabi
    • PhD (2015), NYU
  • Joseph King
    • Former Research Assistant (2013-2015), NYUAD
  • Joseph Fruchter
  • Allyson Ettinger
    • Former Lab Manager (2011-2013)
    • Currently PhD student in Linguistics, University of Maryland
  • Gwyneth Lewis
    • Former Lab Manager (2008-2011)
    • Currently PhD student in Psychology, NYU
  • Chun-Hsien Hsu
    • Former PostDoc

  • Olla Solomyak
    • Former Lab Manager (2006-2008)
    • Currently PhD student in Philosophy, NYU

Past MEG Lab Collaborators

  • Colin Phillips
    • PhD (1996), MIT
    • Currently Professor of Linguistics, University of Maryland
  • Martha McGinnis-Archibald
    • PhD (1998), MIT
    • Currently Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Victoria
  • Jia Liu
    • PhD (2002), MIT
  • Andrew Stringfellow
    • Former Lab Manager (1999-2002)
  • Karen Froud
    • Former PostDoc (2001-2002)
    • Currently Associate Professor of Speech & Language Pathology, Columbia
  • Javid Sadr
    • PhD (2003), MIT
    • Currently Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Lethbridge
  • Linnaea Stockall
    • PhD (2004), MIT
    • Currently Lecturer in Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Andrew Nevins
    • PhD (2004), MIT
    • Currently Professor of Linguistics, University College London
  • Diana Sonnenreich
    • Former Lab Manager (2002-2004)
  • Heejeong Ko
    • PhD (2005)
    • Currently Associate Professor of Linguistics, Seoul National University
  • Valentine Hacquard
    • PhD (2006), MIT
    • Currently Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Maryland
  • Pranav Anand
    • PhD (2006), MIT
    • Currently Assistant Professor of Linguistics, UCSC
  • Mary Ann Walter
    • PhD (2007), MIT
    • Currently Assistant Professor of English as a Foreign Language, Middle East Technical University