Kristýna Tomšů

office
423
email
tomsu@ufal.mff.cuni.cz
phone
+420 951 554 xxx
fax
+420 257 223 293
address
Malostranské náměstí 25
118 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

Main Research Interests

  • psycho- and neurolinguistics
  • morphology as processed by the human brain

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

2013–                  Graduate student (PhD.) at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague.

• Research topic: Morphology as processed by the human brain.

2011–2013          MSc. in Clinical Linguistics, Consortium of University of Potsdam, Germany; University of Groningen, Netherlands; and University of Eastern Finland.

• Master’s thesis: Effects of emotions on semantic categorisation; supervised by Prof. Dr. Isabell Wartenburger. I investigated how emotions influence language processing during a semantic categorisation task. The project included the design, realisation and data analysis of two behavioral experiments.

2007–2012          Hebrew Studies and Linguistics-Phonetics, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Double major 5-year Master’s program. 

• September 2012 completed the 2nd cycle of the Hebrew Studies major. 

• February 2011 completed the 1st cycle (equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree).  Final seminal papers on Morphological Decomposition during Language Processing and Priming Effects of Affixes and Hebrew Language Revival.

 

Internships:

August 2013         Internship at the Potsdam Research Institute of Multilingualism (head of the lab: Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen), University of Potsdam, Germany.

Winter 2012-13     Internship with Dr. Laurie A. Stowe, Neuroimaging centre, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Summer 2012       Internship at the Neurocognition of Language lab (head of the lab: Prof. Dr. Isabell Wartenburger), University of Potsdam, Germany.

February 2012       Research Assistant to Dr. Jo Van Herwegen; Kingston University London, United Kingdom.