Vicky Lai, Ph.D.

Neurobiology of Language Department Max Planck Institute for Psycholingusitics 
semantics, pragmatics, emotion
"Vicky Lai"
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Tim Curran grad student 2009 CU Boulder
 (Understanding metaphorical expressions: Conventionality, mappings, and comparison processes.)
Peter Hagoort post-doc Max Planck Institute for Psycholingusitics


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Nyssa Bulkes post-doc 2017- University of Arizona (LinguisTree)
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Desai RH, Choi W, Lai VT, et al. (2016) Toward Semantics in the Wild: Activation to Manipulable Nouns in Naturalistic Reading. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 36: 4050-5
Samur D, Lai VT, Hagoort P, et al. (2015) Emotional context modulates embodied metaphor comprehension. Neuropsychologia. 78: 108-14
Lai VT, Willems RM, Hagoort P. (2015) Feel between the Lines: Implied Emotion in Sentence Comprehension. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 27: 1528-41
Lai VT, van Dam W, Conant LL, et al. (2015) Familiarity differentially affects right hemisphere contributions to processing metaphors and literals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9: 44
Lai VT, Bhuvana N. (2015) Verb representation and thinking–for–speaking effects in Spanish–English bilinguals Cognitive Science Perspectives On Verb Representation and Processing. 235-256
Lai VT, Rodriguez GG, Narasimhan B. (2014) Thinking-for-speaking in early and late bilinguals Bilingualism. 17: 139-152
Tzuyin Lai V, Curran T. (2013) ERP evidence for conceptual mappings and comparison processes during the comprehension of conventional and novel metaphors. Brain and Language. 127: 484-96
Lai VT, Boroditsky L. (2013) The immediate and chronic influence of spatio-temporal metaphors on the mental representations of time in english, mandarin, and mandarin-english speakers. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 142
Lai VT, Hagoort P, Casasanto D. (2012) Affective Primacy vs. Cognitive Primacy: Dissolving the Debate. Frontiers in Psychology. 3: 243
Lai VT, Curran T, Menn L. (2009) Comprehending conventional and novel metaphors: an ERP study. Brain Research. 1284: 145-55
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