Student Researcher of the Week: Kailen Shantz

Kailen is a 4th-year Ph.D. student studying Linguistics. He works in the Electrophysiology and Language Processing Lab under Dr. Tanner. 

Kailen Shantz

Name: Kailen Shantz

Year: 4th year Ph.D. student in Linguistics

Hometown: Sherwood Park, Canada

Lab: Electrophysiology and Language Processing Lab

Your research in 30 words or less: My research uses eye-tracking and electrophysiological methods to examine if, how and when individuals use linguistic information to anticipate upcoming linguistic content when comprehending in their first or second language.

Favorite C-U restaurant: Destihl

Learn more about his research in their recent publication, "Talking out of order: task order influences access to grammatical gender and phonology in lexical access."

https://experts.illinois.edu/en/publications/talking-out-of-order-task-order-influences-access-to-grammatical-