Alina Leminen, PhD, Docent

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Description of research and teaching

I investigate the neural dynamics of language processing and language learning. The specific emphasis is on morphological processing. In my research, I use electro- and magnetoencephalography (EEG, MEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). 

I currently work as a University Lecturer in Cognitive Science, Department of Digital Humanities. I am also affiliated to Cognitive Brain Research Unit (CBRU), University of Helsinki. I supervise 4 Doctoral students and act as a Principal Investigator in a research project funded by the University of Helsinki, where we investigate rapid word and affix learning as well as the impact of sleep on language learning. 

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Further information on the affiliationPrincipal investigator in the L.A.R.P. research group (Department of Digital Humanities)

Latest publications

  1. Task-free auditory EEG paradigm for probing multiple levels of speech processing in the brain

    Gansonre, C., Højlund, A., Leminen, A., Bailey, C. & Shtyrov, Y., Nov 2018, In : Psychophysiology. 55, 11, 17 p., 13216.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Formation of neocortical memory circuits for unattended written word forms: neuromagnetic evidence

    Partanen, E. J., Leminen, A., Cook, C. & Shtyrov, Y., 25 Oct 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 10 p., 15829.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Modulation of Brain Activity During Selective Attention to Natural Speech

    Leminen, A., Verwoert, M., Moisala, M., Salmela, V. & Alho, K., 28 Sep 2018, p. 14-15. 2 p.

    Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearchpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Cone Research Seminar

    Alina Leminen (Attendee)
    23 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Louah Sirri

    Alina Leminen (Host)
    7 Oct 201826 Oct 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  3. Modulation of brain activity during selective attention to natural speech

    Alina Leminen (Speaker)
    28 Sep 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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