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Shelia M. Kennison, Ph.D.


Language, Memory, Personality

Degree: Cognitive Psychology
Broad Expertise/Interests: Cognitive Science, Language Comprehension, Memory, Bilingualism, Hemispheric Differences in Brain Processing, Biological and Social Determinants of Risk-taking
Equipment/Techniques: Behavioral Reaction Time, Divided Visual Field, Eye Tracking, ERP
Seeking Collaborators with Skill Sets: Statistics, fMRI, Genetic Analysis
Neuroscience Research Interests: I study how how knowledge is organized in memory and accessed during language/information processing and how decisions are made about risk-taking across many domains.
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Publication Highlights:

Kennison, S. M. (under contract).  Cognitive neuroscience of humor.  Washington, DC: APA books.

Gonzalez, G. D. S., Krehbiel, D., Bowers, J. M., Messer, R. H., & Kennison, S. M. (under review).  Hemispheric differences in processing words learned early versus later in childhood: Evidence from event-related brain potentials.  .

Bowers, J. M., Bradley, K. I., & Kennison, S. M. (2013).  Hemispheric differences in processing words learned early versus later in childhood.  Journal of General Psychology, 140 (3), 174-186.