Susan M. Garnsey

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Program Area: Cognitive

Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology
Beckman Institute

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Contact Information:

  • Address:
    323 Psychology Bldg.
    603 E. Daniel Street
    M/C 716
    Champaign, IL 61820
  • Telephone: (217)333-0022

Research Description

Language processing: the comprehension of sentences in isolation and in discourse; the resolution of syntactic and lexical ambiguity and context effects on that resolution; the effect of prosody on disambiguation; on-line techniques for measuring language comprehension, including eye-movement monitoring and event-related brain potentials; word recognition; language/brain relationships.


  • Ph.D. from the University of Rochester
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Facilities Information

All-Gender ADA Accessible Restroom

The Psychology Department is very pleased to announce that an all-gender, ADA accessible, family-friendly restroom has been built on the first floor next to the elevators. The department partnered with F&S to construct this new restroom, which is now available to use. Please note that there is an indicator on the door showing whether the restroom is available or in use. Be sure to lock the door while using the restroom, and unlock the door before leaving.