Veena D. Dwivedi (PhD, Univ of Massachusetts-Amherst)
E-mail: email@example.com (user=veena.dwivedi)
Dr Dwivedi is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Linguistics and Centre for Neuroscience at Brock University. She has taught undergraduate linguistics courses at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and at McGill University before coming to Brock. Before receiving her PhD in Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, she studied immunology and physiology (BSc) at McGill University.
Here at Brock, Dr. Dwivedi teaches courses in Introduction to Linguistic Theory (LING 1F94), Neurolinguistics (LING 3Q93) and Syntax (LING 3P71).
She can be reached either by e-mail or at her office, ext. 5389.
Directed Studies Student
Rae Gibson - Directed Studies/NSERC USRA Student
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (user=rg08ty)
Rae Gibson is currently in her fourth year as an undergraduate as a Neuroscience major in the Neuropsychology stream at Brock. She is conducting a directed studies thesis under Dr Dwivedi's supervision. She is currently pursuing a study examining the electrophysiological processing of number in sentences exhibiting quantifier scope ambiguity.
In the summers of 2010 and 2011, Rae held a position in the lab as a research assistant with an NSERC-funded Undergraduate Student Research Award.
She intends to pursue graduate studies in Neuroscience in the future.
Kaitlin Curtiss - Honours Thesis Student
E-mail: email@example.com (user=kc07mm)
Kaitlin Curtiss is currently in her fourth year as an undergraduate as a Neuroscience major in the Neuropsychology stream at Brock, conducting her honours thesis under Dr Dwivedi's supervision. She is investigating the role that number interpretation plays in script interpretation using a picture verification task.
Lynsey Endicott - Honours Thesis Student
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (user=le08ti)
Lynsey Endicott is a fourth year Speech Science student pursuing her Honours thesis under Dr Dwivedi's supervision. Her thesis examines the interpretation of quantifier scope ambiguous context sentences using a picture verification task. She plans on attending graduate school in Cognitive Science and/or Speech Language Pathology.
Dilani Balasubramaniam - Research Intern
E-mail: email@example.com (user=db11lr)
Dilani is a third year student in Speech Science, who recently transferred to Brock from University of Toronto. Dilani is currently involved in stimuli preparation, running of participants, data validation, and literature editing. She intends on pursuing a graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Erin Murphy - Research Intern
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (user=em10oh)
Erin is a second year student in Audiology. Erin is currently involved in stimuli preparation, running of participants, data validation and literature editing. She intends on pursuing a graduate degree in Speech Language: Pathology/Audiology.
Leanne Angus - Alumna
Leanne conducted her Honours Thesis under Dr. Dwivedi's supervision. She completed her Bachelor of Arts Honours (first class standing) in Speech and Language Sciences at Brock and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Communicative Disorders and Sciences at SUNY-Buffalo.
Chris Luckhart - Alumna
E-mail: email@example.com (user=cl08tx)
Chris Luckhart is currently in her fourth year in pursuing an undergraduate degree in Neurobiology.
Chris began working in the lab in May 2010 until April 2011. She was responsible for day-to-day lab functions including data analysis, administering experiments, and various other administrative duties involving the lab.
She is currently working on a thesis examining the behaviour of rats under different hormonal influences under the direction of Dr McCormick. In the future, she intends to engage in graduate studies in the neuroscience field.
Matt Goldhawk - Alumnus
Matt Goldhawk was the first Research Assistant at the Brain and Language lab. He has graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biology/Chemistry with minors in both Psychology and Music and is currently attending Teacher's College at Brock. Matt plans on becoming a Math and Science teacher.
James Desjardins - Technician
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (user=jdesjard)
James Desjardins recently completed his MA in Psychology and regularly consults with the Brain and Language Lab.
Allison Flynn - Technician; Lifespan Co-ordinator
Email: email@example.com (user=aflynn)