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Professor Christopher T. Kello

Christopher T. Kello, Ph.D. is Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, University of California, Merced.
Work in his lab includes large-scale modeling of language and cognitive processes, and statistical analyses of fluctuations and distributions of human neural and behavioral activities.
Chris authored Considering the Junction Model of Lexical Processing, and coauthored What Makes a Brain Smart? Reservoir Computing as an Approach for General Intelligence, Distributional and Temporal Properties of Eye Movement Trajectories in Scene Perception, Harry Potter: The Extraordinary Individuating Self, Verb-specific constraints in sentence processing: Separating effects of lexical preference from garden-paths, The Emergent Coordination of Cognitive Function, Strategic control over rate of processing in word reading: A computational investigation, The Task-Dependence of Staged versus Cascaded Processing: An Empirical and Computational Study of Stroop Interference in Speech Production, and A neural network model of the articulatory-acoustic forward mapping trained on recordings of articulatory parameters.
His patents and patent applications include Object oriented data arranger graphical user interface, Dragging and dropping with an instantiation object, and Critical Branching Neural Computation Apparatus and Methods.
Chris earned his B.A. in Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester and his Ph.D in Experimental Psychology from UC Santa Cruz. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Advanced Research Associate at the House Ear Institute, Assistant and Associate Professor at George Mason University, and Program Director at the National Science Foundation.
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