Lucy MacGregor

Interests

My research explores the neurocognitive processes involved in spoken language comprehension, using mainly MEG, EEG and behavioural methodologies.

Research Focus

Keywords

speech

language

EEG

MEG

Clinical conditions

Aphasia

Language disorders

Equipment

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Magnetoencephalography (MEG)

Collaborators

Cambridge

Matt Davis

United Kingdom

Ekaterina Klepousniotou Web: http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/profile...

International

Yury Shtyrov Web: http://pure.au.dk/portal/...

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    Publications

    2013

    Bakker I, Macgregor LJ, Pulvermüller F, Shtyrov Y (2013), “Past tense in the brain's time: neurophysiological evidence for dual-route processing of past-tense verbs.” Neuroimage 71:187-95 Details

    Featherstone CR, Morrison CM, Waterman MG, MacGregor LJ (2013), “Semantics, syntax or neither? A case for resolution in the interpretation of N500 and P600 responses to harmonic incongruities.” PLoS One 8(11):e76600 Details

    MacGregor LJ, Shtyrov Y (2013), “Multiple routes for compound word processing in the brain: evidence from EEG.” Brain Lang 126(2):217-29 Details

    Palmer SD, Macgregor LJ, Havelka J (2013), “Concreteness effects in single-meaning, multi-meaning and newly acquired words.” Brain Res 1538:135-50 Details

    2012

    MacGregor LJ, Pulvermüller F, van Casteren M, Shtyrov Y (2012), “Ultra-rapid access to words in the brain.” Nat Commun 3:711 Details

    2010

    Li L., & MacGregor, L.J. (2010), “Investigating the receptive vocabulary size of university-level Chinese learners of English: how suitable is the Vocabulary Levels Test? ” Language and Education 24: 239-249.

    MacGregor LJ, Corley M, Donaldson DI (2010), “Listening to the sound of silence: disfluent silent pauses in speech have consequences for listeners.” Neuropsychologia 48(14):3982-92 Details

    2009

    MacGregor LJ, Corley M, Donaldson DI (2009), “Not all disfluencies are are equal: The effects of disfluent repetitions on language comprehension.” Brain Lang 111(1):36-45 Details

    2008

    Collard P, Corley M, MacGregor LJ, Donaldson DI (2008), “Attention orienting effects of hesitations in speech: evidence from ERPs.” J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34(3):696-702 Details

    2007

    Corley M, MacGregor LJ, Donaldson DI (2007), “It's the way that you, er, say it: hesitations in speech affect language comprehension.” Cognition 105(3):658-68 Details