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Franziska Hartung

I am interested in language comprehension and its neural correlates on discourse level. During the last decade, research on language processing has shown that people simulate the semantic content of words, for example parts of the sensory motor system can become active when people are presented with action verbs like 'kick' . So far, such effects have mostly been investigated using small language units like words or sentences. In my research I try to understand which role such processes play on a larger scales such as narrative comprehension.

I am now a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania where I continue working with narrative comprehension. You can find more information about my current research at http://ccn.upenn.edu/chatterjee/

If you wish to contact me, please write an email to fhartung@mail.med.upenn.edu


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Function: PhD Student
Member of: Neurobiology of Language Department
Other Affiliations: Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania
Last checked 2016-12-02
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Franziska Hartung

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
PO Box 310
6500 AH Nijmegen
The Netherlands
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