karin-stromswoldKarin Stromswold, MD, PhD

Department of Psychology
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Busch Psychology Building, Room 233
152 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Director, Language Acquisition and Processing Lab

Please note: The Language Acquisition and Processing Lab is actively seeking undergraduate researchers.  
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Research interests: 

The cognitive and neural bases of language from a multidisciplinary perspective

Selected papers:

  • Kharkwal, G., & Stromswold, K. (2014). Good-enough language processing: evidence from sentence-video matching. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 43(1), 27-43.
  • Isacoff, N.M. & Stromswold, K. (2014). Not all lexical access tasks are created equal: lexical development between three and five. First Language 34(1), 43–57
  • Stromswold, K. 2008. The genetics of speech and language disorders. New England Journal of Medicine359(22), 2381-2383
  • Stromswold, K. 2006. Why aren’t identical twins identical?: Genetic, prenatal and postnatal factors.Cognition, 101, 333-384.
  • Stromswold, K. 1998. Genetics of spoken language disorders. Human Biology 70, 297-324.
  • Stromswold, K., Caplan, D., Alpert, N., & Rausch, S. 1996. Localization of syntactic comprehension by Positron Emission Tomography. Brain & Language 52, 452-473.


The research and educational activities reported on these pages are supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (BCS-0446850, BCS-9875168, BCS-0002010, BCS-0042561, BCS-0124095) and the National Institute of Health (HD37818).