Leigh Burnett

Research Coordinator

Background 

Leigh received her BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Boston University and her MSc in Research Methods in Psychology from University College London. Prior to joining the Multilingualism and Decision-Making Lab, Leigh worked as a research assistant for the Polysyllabic Word Reading Project, which examined reading disability and how late elementary school students read polysyllabic words. Later on, Leigh completed her master’s thesis with the Language and Cognition Lab under Gabriella Vigliocco, focusing on how emotionally valenced words are preconsciously processed. Currently, she works as a Research Coordinator for the Multilingualism and Decision-Making Lab.

Currently, she works as a Research Coordinator for the Multilingualism and Decision-Making Lab and is interested in reasoning and language.