Tatiana Chernigovskaya

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Languages: Russian
Geography: Russia & CIS countries

Tatyana Chernigovskaya is a Soviet and Russian scientist in the field of neuroscience, psycholinguistics and theory of mind. Honored Worker of Science (2010). On her initiative in 2000 was first open training specialization "Psycholinguistics" (in General Linguistics Department of St. Petersburg State University Faculty of Philology).

She graduated from the department of English philology of philological faculty of Leningrad State University. She specialized in the field of experimental phonetics. Until 1998, she worked at the Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry. Sechenov Academy of Sciences laboratories bioacoustics, functional asymmetry of the human brain and comparative physiology of sensory systems (leading researcher). Deputy Director of Center Kurchatov Institute. In 1977 she defended his thesis, and in 1993 doctoral dissertation on "The evolution of linguistic and cognitive function: physiological and neurolinguistic aspects". Doctor of Biological Sciences, doctor of philological sciences, professor (St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Philology). She engaged in experimental and clinical studies of the mental lexicon of Russian speakers. Now, these studies continue, including N.A. Slusar and T.I. Svistunova.

Reading courses "Psycholinguistics", "Neurolinguistics" and "Cognitive processes and brain" for the students of philological and medical faculties of St. Petersburg State University, Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as post-graduate students of the European University in St. Petersburg. Repeatedly she was a visiting lecturer at the largest USA and European universities, coordinator of international symposia. Vela series of television programs on the channel "Culture" - "Звёздное небо мышления", "We will show the nature of the mirror ..." and "Petersburg - Fifth Channel" - "Night", heading "Intellect".

In 2006 she was elected a foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science. January 9, 2010 decree of the President of the Russian Federation Tatyana Vladimirovna Chernihiv was awarded the honorary title "Honored Worker of Science".