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Gary Lupyan

Gary Lupyan

Effects of language on cognition and perception. How does learning a language transform human cognition. Does learning different languages cause us to think differently?

Professor, Psychology College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-1041 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @glupyan


  • Effects of language on human cognition and perception
  • Why are there different languages? Why are some so complicated?
  • The evolution of language and culture
  • Psychology of programming languages


  • "Rising Star," American Psychological Society
  • New Investigator Award, American Psychological Association Division of Experimental Psychology
  • Recipient of multiple federal grants