Cynthia S. Q. Siew
Before becoming PI of the LCL Cynthia got her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Kansas in the US and spent a couple of years post-docing at Warwick University in the UK. She investigates the structure of the mental lexicon with network science methods and is basically interested in how people do things with words. A ukulele-playing climber who probably spends too much time daydreaming about being in the climbing gym. Budding Linux enthusiast.
As someone who enjoys picking up new languages, Feria developed an interest in language and how it is processed in our minds. Her current research interest is to better understand the mental lexicon by examining the network in which words are represented and connected in our minds.
Wong Jin Jye
An aspiring data scientist, Jin Jye graduated from the National University of Singapore with his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology after pursuing his interests in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics, capping it off with his honours thesis on the language of fake news and its interactions with human memory. Nowadays, he has shifted his focus to language and cognition in computers, getting into subjects such as natural language processing and neural networks. Likes to play around in R and Python.
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Timothy Yee Bing Lun is currently an undergraduate student pursuing a Double Degree in Life Sciences and Psychology in the National University of Singapore. He became interested in the interaction of linguistics and psychology after attending modules on both. In particular, he is also passionate about the use of advanced statistical techniques to quantify these interactions, with a particular focus on the application of network science techniques. He is experienced in Linux and R and hopes to gain further exposure to statistical techniques in preparation for his PhD application.
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