Li-Chuan Ku

Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory Faculty Advisor: Vicky Lai

Li-Chuan Ku

Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory Faculty Advisor: Vicky Lai

    Research Interests: 

    • Exploring individual differences (mainly age and second language) in emotion language processing by using EEG/ERP and fMRI methods.
    • How personality traits could affect visual word recognition and joke processing in the brain. 

    Selected Publications: 

    • Ku, L.-C., Allen, J.J.B., & Lai, V. T. (2022). Attention and regulation during emotional word comprehension in older adults: Evidence from event-related potentials and brain oscillations. Brain and Language, 227, 105086. 
    • Ku, L.-C., Chan, S., & Lai, V. T. (2020). Personality traits and emotional word recognition: An ERP study. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. 20(2), 371-386.
    • Ku, L.-C., Chang, Y.-T., & Chen, H.-C. (2020). How do extraverts process jokes? An event-related potential study on humor processing. Brain and Cognition, 141, 105553. 

    Courses Taught: 

    • PSY 230 - Psychological Measurement and Statistics (2022)

    T.A. for:

    • PSY 150A1 - Structure of Mind & Behavior
    • PSY 230 Measurement and Statistics
    • PSY 290 Research Methods

    *Year listed indicates when this individual last taught the specified course.

    Updated: 01/31/23

    Degrees

    • B.A. Computer Science & Information Engineering
    • M.A. (Linguistics Track)
    Ph.D. Students Cognition & Neural Systems