Hi! I am a post-doc at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (Spain), working with Núria Sebastián-Gallés at the Center for Brain and Cognition. In this project, I investigate attention early bilingualism and audiovisual speech percption in infancy.
I first obtained in 2011 my PhD from the U. of Grenoble (France),, where I carried out my research at the Laboratoire de Psychologie et NeuroCognition with Sonia Kandel and Elsa Spinelli in collaboration the Gipsa-lab (Christophe Savariaux and Lionel Granjon). I mainly focused on how visual speech (that is, seeing the speaker’ s oro-facial gestures) contributes to the process of word recognition. I studied this question in normal-hearing adults and children with and without SLI, using priming and phoneme monitoring procedures.
Before arriving at the UPF, I did a first post-doc at the Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, working with Sharon Peperkamp. In this project I investigate first language acquisition using behavioral (e.g., Eye-Tracking) and electrophysiological (i.e., EEG) measures. In particular, I am interested in understanding how infants process speech sounds structure, memorize their first words and integrate speech information coming from different modalities (e.g., auditory and visual speech).