Ruth Atchley

Associate Professor of Psychology
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Professor Atchley is engaged in both psychophysiological and behavioral research designed to test neurolinguistic theories of language comprehension. Clinical extensions of her research include the study of language processing in individuals with ongoing or remitted clinical depression and the study of adults with a history of developmental language disability. She uses data from these patient populations as a tool for understanding the representation of phonology, semantics, and emotional information in the lexicon of the two cerebral hemispheres.

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