Sagol faculty


Dr. Aya Meltzer-Asscher

Linguistics Department, Faculty of Humanities

Tel: 03-6405024



Research topic: Investigating the cognitive and neurophysiological basis of language processing and production in the adult, healthy brain, using a linguistics-oriented interdisciplinary approach.

Research methods: Behavioral measures (e.g., self-paced reading), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), event-related potentials (ERP).

Main projects in the lab include:

  1. Investigating cross-linguistic differences in processing strategies of long-distance dependencies
  2. Investigating effect of verbal properties on sentence processing
  3. Studying visual word recognition in bilingual Arabic-Hebrew readers