Faculty Sponsor: 
Claire Moore-Cantwell
Department: 
Linguistics
Contact Name: 
Claire Moore-Cantwell
Description of Research Project: 
We will develop an online experiment to study how people perform in nonce-word probe tests when they are distracted, or under ‘cognitive load’ This project will help us understand the connection between speakers’ intuitive knowledge of their phonological grammar and other cognitive systems, especially short-term memory. Work will be done remotely.
Description of Student Responsibilities: 
Student responsibilities include development of experimental items, testing and developing the online experiment, and analyzing and interpreting results.