Susan Sayehli

Susan Sayehli


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Arbetar vid Institutionen för svenska och flerspråkighet
Telefon 08-16 29 17
Besöksadress Universitetsvägen 10 D
Postadress Institutionen för svenska och flerspråkighet 106 91 Stockholm

Om mig

My research interest is psycholinguistics. I find it especially intriguing to understand how the mind learns, stores, accesses and uses the bits and pieces that are in sum what we call language. To me it gets even more fascinating when several different languages are involved. Therefore my research focus is on second language acquisition. I am particularly interested in how the different languages a person knows affect each other and what leads to learning. My focus is usually but no exclusively on morpho-syntactic phenomena. I am using a broad spectrum of methods in my research, ranging from the collection of spontaneous production data, communication tasks, elicited imitations to the recording of reaction times and event-related potentials (ERP).


Pågående projekt:

  • Att lära sig fokusera: Hur stockholmska och skånska barn producerar och uppfattar kontrastiv intonation.
  • Learning, Teaching and Assessment of Second Foreign Languages - an Alignment Study on Oral Language Proficiency in the Swedish School Context (TAL)

Avslutade projekt:

  • Swedish word order processing in second language learners and native speakers: A psycholinguistic and neurocognitive approach (SWOP2)
  • Precursors of Sign Use in Intersubjectivity and Imitation (PSUII)


Tillsammans med Dr. Natalia Ganuza skriver jag korta populärvetenskapliga texter om aktuell forskning om flerspråkighet inom ramen för Skolverkets forskningsbevakning. Läs mer här:

Senast uppdaterad: 28 maj 2019

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