Kristýna Tomšů

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Main Research Interests

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

Curriculum Vitae


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.



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.