Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis

Professor

Office Location(s): 3018 East Hall
Phone: 734.763.1466
rickl@umich.edu
Language & Cognitive Architecture Lab

  • Fields of Study
    • Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • About

    Rick Lewis is Professor of Psychology and Linguistics. His research investigates the computational foundations of human cognition and language, particularly focusing on aspects of language comprehension that help reveal the fixed structure of sentence processing architecture.

    The approach starts with functional computational models and brings to bear independent constraints from psycholinguistics, cognitive psychology, theoretical linguistics, and cognitive neuroscience. 

    Professor Lewis has several empirical and modeling projects underway that are mostly directed toward building a cross-linguistic theory of human sentence processing.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon