Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Fachrichtung 4.7 Universitšt des Saarlandes
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Dr. Les Sikos

Psycholinguistics Group
Dept of Computational Linguistics & Phonetics
Saarland University
Building C7.1, Room 1.13
66123 Saarbruecken
Germany

E-mail: sikos@coli.uni-saarland.de


Research Interests


  • Cognitive neuroscience of language, psycholinguistics, cognitive linguistics
  • Use of diverse methods including event related potentials (ERP), eye tracking, behavioral measures, and crowd sourcing techniques to explore cognitive/neural mechanisms underlying human language processing

Specific Areas of Research

  • The syntax-semantics-pragmatics interface
  • Effects of contextual information on online meaning construction and representation
  • The processing of metaphorical language
  • Pragmatic and conversational inferencing