Karen Emmorey

Karen Emmorey received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1987. She is currently a senior staff scientist at the Salk Institute in the Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience. She has been awarded research grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Her work focuses on what sign languages can reveal about the nature of human language, cognition, and the brain. She has studied the processes involved in how deaf people...See more