Executive Commitee Institute Director Psychology Gerry AltmannResearch Interests: Adult language processing; Influence of context on sentence comprehension; Event comprehension; Interface between language and vision. Website Institute Associate Director Physiology & Neurobiology Joseph LoTurcoResearch Interests: Malformations of cortical development, neural circuit excitability and epilepsy; Pediatric brain tumors and tracking sources of cellular diversity; Learning disorder associated genes in neural circuit function. Website Institute Associate Director Psychology Jim MagnusonResearch Interests: Language processing, especially real-time integration of information at multiple scales; Language development; EEG/ERP, Computational modeling. Website Director of ECOM Philosophy Dorit Bar-OnResearch Interests: Philosophy of language & mind; Epistemology; Metaethics. Website Physiology & Neurobiology Joanne ConoverResearch Interests: Neural stem cell biology and its application in neurodegenerative disease. Website Neag School of Education Michael CoyneResearch Interests: Reading Instruction and Intervention; Learning Disabilities; Language and Vocabulary Learning; Multi-tiered Systems of Support (RTI). Psychology R. Holly FitchResearch Interests: Animal models of neurodevelopment and cognition; Models of neurodevelopmental disruption (genetics, early injury) and developmental disability. Website Neuroscience Eric LevineResearch Interests: Synaptic modulation in the hippocampus and neocortex, Synaptic deficits in autism and related neurogenetic disorders, Kalirin. Website Psychology John SalamoneResearch Interests: Psychopharmacology; Neurochemistry and behavior; Behavioral functions of dopamine and acetylcholine; Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, depression. Linguistics William SnyderResearch Interests: Child language acquisition; Comparative syntax and morphology; Syntax-semantics interface; Theory of grammar. Website Ex Officio Members Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Director of Cognitive Science Program Carl CoelhoResearch Interests: Discourse; Aphasia; Traumatic brain injury. Psychology Head of Department Jim GreenResearch Interests: Parent-child relations; Social Development; Prelinguistic communication; Quantitative methods. Psychology Director of Brain Imaging Research Center Jay RuecklResearch Interests: Visual word recognition; Morphology; Computational models. Executive Commitee Meetings Executive Committee members, click here to get details about meeting dates, agendas and minutes.