Faculty & Labs


Jeff Elman

Distinguished Professor

Homepage: http://crl.ucsd.edu/~elman/
Email: elman@cogsci.ucsd.edu

Office: CSB 271/215
Phone: 858 534.1147

Research Interests

Language processing, psycholinguistics, event representation, discourse coherence.

Research

Featured Publications

Leonard, M.K., Brown, T.T., Travis, K.E., Gharapetian, L., Hagler, D.J., Dale, A.M., Elman, J.L., & Halgren, E. (2010). Spatiotemporal dynamics of bilingual word processing. NeuroImage, 49(4), 3286-3294.

Leonard, M.K., Torres, C., Travis, K.E., Brown, T.T., Hagler, D.J., Dale, A.M., Elman, J.L., & Halgren, E. (2011). Language proficiency modulates the recruitment of non-classical language areas in bilinguals. PLoS ONE, 6(3): e18240. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018240.

Travis, K.E., Leonard, M.K., Brown, T.T., Hagler, D.J., Curran, M., Dale, A.M., Elman, J.L., & Halgren, E. (2011). Spatiotemporal neural dynamics of word understanding in 12- to 18-month-old infants. Cerebral Cortex, 2011, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhq259.

Selected Publications

Borovsky, A., Kutas, M. , Elman, J. (2010). Learning to use words: Event-related potentials index single-shot contextual word learning. Cognition, 116(2), pp. 289-296.

Metusalem, R., Kutas, M., Urbach, T.P., Hare, M., McRae, K., Elman, J.L., Generalized event knowledge activation during online sentence comprehension, Journal of Memory and Language, 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2012.01.001

Borovsky, A., Elman, J., Kutas, M. Once is enough: N400 indexes semantic integration of novel word meaning, Language, Learning & Development, 2012, 8:3, pp. 278-302

Borovsky, A., Kutas, M., Elman, J. Getting it right: Word learning across the hemispheres, Neuropsychologia, 2013, 51(5) pp. 825-37