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Neurolinguistik / Neurolinguistics: Cornell, Sonia, Dr. rer. nat.

Cornell, Sonia Anna
Dipl.-Psych, staatl. gepr. Logopädin
Project: SPP 1234
Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft 
Universität Konstanz 
Fach D 174 
78457 Konstanz 
Germany

sonia.cornell/at/uni-konstanz.de

tel.:   +49 (0) 7531 88-2927
room: F 550

 

 

 

 

Research

 

Research interests focus mainly on neurolinguistics and cognitive neuroscience. Current projects include the temporal and neural organization of processes underlying language perception, especially phonological representations using event-related brain potentials (ERPs).

 

Biographical Sketch
Feb. 2010 – current

Postdoctoral research fellow Dept. of Language Sciences, Neurolinguistics (Prof. C. Eulitz) University of Konstanz, Germany

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April 2010

PhD degree at the University of Konstanz (Dr. rer. nat)

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Jan. 2007 – Feb 2010

PhD student, Dept. of Language Sciences, Neurolinguistics (Prof. Eulitz & Prof. Lahiri) University of Konstanz, Germany

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Dec. 2006

Psychology degree (Diplom Psychologin).

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Aug./Sept. 2005

Research Internship, Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience (Dr. Steinhauer), School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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Nov./Dez. 2004

Clinical Internship, Dept. for Neuropsychology (Dr. Helmstaedter), Clinic for Epileptology, Bonn, Germany.

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April 2002 – August 2006

Work as a Speech Language Pathologist, Neurologische Rehabilitations-Klinik (SHG Klinik), Quierschied, Germany.

Research Assistant, Experimentelle Neuropsychologie (Prof. Dr. Mecklinger http://www.neuro.psychologie.uni-saarland.de/welcome.html), University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany.

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Oct. 2001

Studies of Psychology, University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany.

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April 2001 – Sept. 2001

Research Assistant, Dept. for Infant Studies (Prof. Fernald), Psychology Department, Stanford University, California, USA.

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Feb. 2000 – April 2001

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant, National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH), Washington DC, USA. Research Assistant, Laryngeal & Speech Section in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke  (Prof. Ludlow), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Washington DC, USA.

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Oct.1999

Speech Language Pathologist degree (staatl. geprüfte Logopädin), Heidelberg, Germany.

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Selected Publications

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri A. & Eulitz, C. (submitted). Inequality in manner-of-articulation contrasts in speech Perception: Evidence From Event-Related Brain Potentials.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri A. & Eulitz, C. (2009). MMN to phonetic contrasts along different feature dimensions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: MMN 09 Fifth Conference on Mismatch Negativity (MMN) & its Clinical and Scientific Applications. doi:10.3389/conf.neuro.09.2009. 05.079

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri, A., & Eulitz, C. (2008). '“What you encode is not necessarily what you store”: An MMN study of phonological processing”. Supplement of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 290.

Cornell, A.S., Lahiri, A. and Eulitz, C., (2008). „MMN Asymmetrien in Vokal-Minimalpaaren durch Unterspezifikation im mentalen Lexikon”: Eine EKP Studie zu phonologischer Verarbeitung '. In V. Felder (Chair): Der Teufel sitzt im Detail - Wieviel phonologische Spezifikation braucht das Lexikon? Symposium conducted at the 50. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Marburg, Germany.

Opitz, B. & Cornell, S.A. (2006). Contribution of familiarity and recollection to associative recognition memory: Insights from event-related potentials (ERP). J Cognit Neurosci., 18:1595-1605.

Steinhauer, K., White, E., King, E., Cornell, S.A., Genesee, F., White, L. (in press). The neural dynamics of second language acquisition:Evidence from event-related potentials.

Opitz, B., Cornell, S.A. 2006. Contribution of familiarity and recollection to associative recognition memory. Insights from event-related potentials (ERP). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18,1595-1605.

Burnett, T.A., Mann, E.A., Cornell, S.A., Ludlow, C.L. (2003). Laryngeal elevation achieved by neuromuscular stimulation at rest. Journal of Applied Physiology, 94 (1),128-34.

Mann, E.A., Burnett, T., Cornell, S.A., Ludlow, C.L. (2002). The effect of neuromuscular stimulation of the genioglossus on the hypopharyngeal airway. Laryngoscope.; 112 (2):351-6.

 

Conferences

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri A. & Eulitz, C. (2010). Perceiving manner- and place-of-articulation contrasts in speech: An MMN study. Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Montreal, Kanada, April 2010.

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri A. & Eulitz, C. (2009). MMN to phonetic contrasts along different feature dimensions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: MMN 09 Fifth Conference on Mismatch Negativity (MMN) and its Clinical and Scientific Applications, April 2009.

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri, A.,& Eulitz, C.; From speech sound to mental representation: Electrophysiological evidence on phonological processing. Jahrestreffen der Deutschen Forschungsgesellschaft (DFG), Schwerpunktprogramm 1234, Köln, 2009

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri A. & Eulitz, C. (2010). '“What you encode is not necessarily what you store”: An MMN study of phonological processing”. Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, April 2008.

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri, A., & Eulitz, C.; MMN Asymmetrien in Vokal-Minimalpaaren durch Unterspezifikation im mentalen Lexikon: Eine EKP Studie zu phonologischer Verarbeitung; 50. Tagung Experimentell Arbeitender Psychologen (Teap), Marburg, Germany, 2008.

Cornell, S.A., Lahiri, A., & Eulitz, C. Underspecification of Coronal Place of Articulation in the Mental Lexicon: MMN Differences in Minimal Pairs. Jahrestreffen der Deutschen

 

   
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