Researcher

    Nicolas Bourguignon , Ph.D.

    nicolas.bourguignon@umontreal.ca
    Address
    CRME

    Phone
    514 987-3000 #57427

    Education

    • PhD, Linguistics, University of Montréal, 2013

    Research Interests

    Nicolas Bourguignon earned his doctorate in experimental linguistics under the direction of Daniel Valois (University of Montreal), Karsten Steinhauer (McGill University) and John E. Drury (Stony Brook, New York). He is now a postdoctoral fellow in the Speech Lab directed by Douglas M. Shiller, where he mainly works on the functioning of the neural bases of cognitive and sensorimotor control. The team is studying these aspects using behavioral and functional imaging (fMRI) techniques. His research interests also cover neurophysiological and functional aspects of language understanding, which he mainly studies using the evoked potential method.

    Research Topics

    • Cognitive and behavioral neurosciences
    • Linguistics
    • Developmental and speech disorders
    • fMRI/EEG

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Award for Excellence, Cognitive Science Institute, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQÀM), $2,000.
    • Award for Excellence, Fonds d’amélioration de la vie étudiante (FAVE), Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of Montreal, $2,500.
    • Award for Excellence, Department of Linguistics, University of Montreal, $4,500
    • Award for Excellence, Department of Linguistics, University of Montreal, $5,556

     

    Presentations

    • Lemay, M., N. Bourguignon, V. Frak, I. Richard, T. Nazir, G. Cadoret, D. Shiller. Hearing action verbs affects postural control. Progress in Motor Control IX, Montreal, July 13-16, 2013.
    • Bourguignon, N. & K. Steinhauer. Individual Performance on the Raven Matrices Predicts Brain Responses to Visual Word Category Violation. Neurobiology of Language Conference Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, November 6-8, 2013.
    • Drury, J.E., N. Bourguignon, K. Steinhauer. Animacy, thematic reversals, and psychological verbs revisited. Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2013 Meeting, San Francisco CA, April 13-16, 2013.
    • Royle, P., A. Gascon, E. Courteau, A. Marquis, N. Bourguignon, K. Steinhauer. Gender concord and semantic processing in French children: An auditory ERP study. 37th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, Boston University, November 2-4, 2012.
    • Kasparian, K., N. Bourguignon, J.E. Drury, K. Steinhauer. Effects of L2-proficiency and L1-background on L2 sentence processing: An ERP study of adjective-noun word order in French and Mandarin late learners of English. International Symposium on Bilingualism. Oslo, Norway, June 15 – 18, 2011.
    • Bourguignon, N., J.E. Drury, D. Valois, K. Steinhauer. Decomposing animacy effects between Agent and Experiencers: An ERP study. Second Annual Neurobiology of Language Conference, San Diego, CA, November 11 – 12, 2010.

    Selected Publications

    • Shiller, D.M., Bourguignon, N., Frak, V., Nazir, T., Cadoret, G. & Lemay, M. (accepted). Action Word-Induced Postural Changes Reflect a Tight Interaction between Motor and Lexical Representations. Neuroscience Letters (doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2013.09.021)
    • Royle, P., Drury, J.E., Bourguignon, N., Steinhauer, K. (2012). The temporal dynamics of inflected word recognition: A masked ERP priming study of French verbs. Neuropsychologia 50, 3542-3553.
    • Bourguignon, N., J.E. Drury, D. Valois, K. Steinhauer. (2012). Decomposing animacy reversals between Agents and Experiencers: An ERP study. Brain and Language 122, 179-189.
    • Bourguignon, N., A.S., Nadig, D. Valois. (2012). The Biolinguistics of Autism: Emergent Perspectives. Biolinguistics 6(2), 124-165.
    • Royle, P., J. Toupin, N. Trudeau, N. Bourguignon, D. Valois. (2009). Déficit de l’accord dans le syntagme nominal chez les jeunes francophones avec un trouble spécifique du langage. Spectrum, Vol. 2, 1-18.
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