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Ben Guiron University at the Negev (Israel)

Yarden Kedar, Researcher

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Area: Developmental Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Development, and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Tyndale University College and Seminary (Toronto, Ontario)

Sujin Yang, Assistant Professor

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Area: Developmental Psychology; Bilingualism, Language Development, Executive Functions, Literacy, Psychology of Language

Columbia University (New York City, NY)

Joy Hirsch, Professor

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Area: Functional Imaging Research Center Imaging studies designed to investigate the relationship between brain and behavior and reveal the principles of global brain organization that drive essential cognitive functions such as language, reasoning, comprehension, learning, memory, perception, sensation and action.

Data: Conduct fMRI language studies. Provide global computation strategies for comparison across labs/methods. Support a Research Coordinator for cross-lab coordination of this project. * Host meetings of collaborative group at the fMRI Research Center.

Lab: Columbia University Neurological Institute Interdisciplinary Functional Imaging Research Center This lab conducts imaging studies designed to reveal the principles of global brain organization that drive essential cognitive functions such as language, reasoning, comprehension, learning, memory, perception, sensation and action.

Site Contributions: Conduct fMRI language studies. Provide global computation strategies for comparison across labs/methods. Support a Research Coordinator for cross-lab coordination of this project. Host meetings of collaborative group at the fMRI Research Center. Assist development of global data management strategies and image exchange plan, as well as global computation strategies for image registration across labs/methods. Educational mission: Offer internships in interdisciplinary imaging research; mentorship in Gateway Program and High School Student Science Projects.

Central Equipment: Imaging complex including fMRI Scanner (GE neuroptimized TwinSpeed 1.5T) optimized for echoplanar imaging. Image analysis facility in partnership with Sun Micro Systems as a Center of Excellence for image processing. 64-channel MR-compatible Neuroscan EEG, 256 Channel Neuroscan EEG. Trans-Cranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).

University of Texas (El Paso, TX)

Ellen H. Courtney, Professor

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Area: Quechua first language acquisition

Data: Acquisition of morphosyntax and argument structure

Alfredo Urzúa, Assistant Professor

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Area: Second language learning and teacher education, language use in academic settings, and bilingual/heritage language development

CUNY Graduate Center/Queens College (New York City, NY)

Gita Martohardjono

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Area: Research of non-primary language learning across the age spectrum in order to understand the developmental stages and underlying cognitive processes (The CUNY Graduate Center Second Language Acquisition Laboratory) EEG/ERP research on the neurophysiological properties of language impairment and language development in infants and young children, as well as cross-linguistic language perception in the adult (The Neurophysiology Lab in the Graduate Program in Speech an d Hearing Sciences)

Data: Conduct EEG/ERP language studies. Close collaboration between psycholinguistic/linguistic study of multilingualism and neuroscientific study of language acquisition and development. * Access to a large experimental database of cross-linguistic study of second/multi-language acquisition.

Valerie Shafer

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Area: Research of non-primary language learning across the age spectrum in order to understand the developmental stages and underlying cognitive processes (The CUNY Graduate Center Second Language Acquisition Laboratory) EEG/ERP research on the neurophysiological properties of language impairment and language development in infants and young children, as well as cross-linguistic language perception in the adult (The Neurophysiology Lab in the Graduate Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences)

Data: Conduct EEG/ERP language studies. Close collaboration between psycholinguistic/linguistic study of multilingualism and neuroscientific study of language acquisition and development. * Access to a large experimental database of cross-linguistic study of second/multi-language acquisition.

University of California at San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Sarah Callahan

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Area: Psychology, Bilingualism and Second Language Learning, Anaphoric Processing and Interpretation

Data: Spanish-English adult bilinguals, Second language learners of Spanish, native English speake

Lab: Department of Psychology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru Escuela De Graduados (Lima, Peru)

Jorge Iván Pérez Silva , Professor

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Area: Linguistics

Kyungsung University (Busan, South Korea)

Kwee Ock Lee, Professor

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Department of Home Management
110-1 Daeyeon-Dong, Nam-ku
tel: 82-51-620-4650 3
fax: 82-51-611-2448

Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (Hyderabad, India)

R. Amritavalli, Professor

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School of English Language Education,
Centre for Media and Communication,
Hyderabad
500 007 India

tel: (91 40) 7018131
fax: (91 40) 7018402
www.ciefl.org

Osmania University (Hyderabad, India)

A. Usha Rani, Professor

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Centre of Advanced Study in Linguistics,
Hyderabad
500 007 India