About me

Currently, I am a research associate at the Psycholinguistics & Cognition Lab (Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada) supervised by Dr. Roberto G. de Almeida

Research interests:

Cognitive Linguistics, how language is revealing about cognitive mechanisms, specifically semantic processes triggered by figurative language like metaphor and metonymy. 

Psychology and Neuroscience of language, how figurative language is processed in the brain, specifically metaphor processing in different populations (e.g., individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Alzheimer's Disease, or Aphasia). 


Teaching interests: 

Cognitive Science, Psychology of Language, Research Methods, Statistics, Topics in Cognitive Science (metaphor, semantics, pragmatics, cognitive approaches to language).

Paris (2019)
Laura Pissani Department of Psychology - SP 340.24 Concordia University 7141 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, QC, Canada H4B 1R6