Janet Nicol

Professor, Psychology
Professor, Linguistics (Primary Title)
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science
Research Associate, Neurogenic Communication Disorders
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Communications 314

She, Her, Hers

Research Interests: 

  • Bilingualism, second language acquisition, comprehension and production of native and second languages
  • Methods include eye-tracking and brain imaging.
  • Also interested in Positive Psychology.
  • Joint appointments with Cognitive Science and Linguistics. Member of Graduate Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching.

Updated: 07/05/22

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 325 - Cognitive Psychology (2016)
  • PSY 384 - Positive Psychology (2023)
  • PSY 440 - the Bilingual Mind (2024)
  • PSY 532 - Psychology of Language (2014) 

Updated: 11/13/23


  • B.A. Linguistics, McGill University
  • M.S.(Applied) Human Communication Disorders, McGill University
  • Ph.D. Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology