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Maryellen C. MacDonald
Donald P. Hayes Professor of Psychology

532 Psychology Bldg
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dept of Psychology (WJ Brogden Hall)
1202 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53706-1696

Phone: (608) 262-3986
Fax: (608) 262-4029
Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. in Psychology, 1986, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests:

  • Human language comprehension, particularly syntactic processing and ambiguity resolution.
  • Language production and its relationship to comprehension
  • The role of experience in language processing in adults and children
  • The role of working memory in language processing
  • Language processing abilities in healthy aging and in Alzheimer's Disease