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Evgeniia Diachek

Doctoral Student
Research Area: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience


Representation of linguistic knowledge in the mind and brain, language and other high-level cognitive functions

Representative Publications

Diachek, E., Morgan, V., & Wilson, S.M. (in press). Adaptive language mapping paradigms for presurgical language assessment. American Journal of Neuroradiology.
 
Diachek, E., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2022). The effect of disfluency on memory for what was said. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0001156
 
Mahowald, K.*, Diachek, E.*, Gibson, E., Fedorenko, E., & Futrell, R. (2022). Grammatical cues are largely, but not completely, redundant with word meanings in natural language. https://arxiv.org/abs/2201.12911

Diachek, E., Blank, I., Siegelman, M., Affourtit, J., & Fedorenko, E. (2020). The domain-general multiple demand (MD) network does not support core aspects of language comprehension: a large-scale fMRI investigation. Journal of Neuroscience, 40(23), 4536-4550.
 
Mollica, F., Siegelman, M., Diachek, E., Piantadosi, S. T., Mineroff, Z., Futrell, R., & Fedorenko, E. (2020). Composition is the core driver of the language-selective network. Neurobiology of Language1(1), 104-134. 

 

* equal contributors


Honors

The William F. Hodges Teaching Assistant Award. Vanderbilt University, 2022.

Lisa M. Quesenberry Foundation Award. Community Foundation of Louisville, 2022.

Russel G. Hamilton Graduate Student Travel Grant. Vanderbilt University, 2020.

Abby and Jon Winkelried Fellowship. Vanderbilt University, 2019.