Prahlad Gupta

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Relationship between language processing/learning, working memory, implicit memory, and explicit memory; neural and computational bases of these processes; cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience

Primary Research Area

Cognition & Perception

Training Areas


Representative Publications

Kapnoula, E. C., Packard, S., Gupta, P., & McMurray, B. (2015). Immediate lexical integration of novel word forms. Cognition, 134, 85-99.

Zhao, L., Cosman, J. D., Vatterot, D. B., Gupta, P., & Vecera, S. P. (2014).  Visual statistical learning can drive object-based attentional selection. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76, 2240-2248.

Gupta, P. (2012). Word learning as the confluence of memory mechanisms: Computational and neural evidence. In M. Faust (Ed.), Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language, Volume 1. Oxford: Wiley.

Gupta, P., & Tisdale, J. (2009). Does phonological short-term memory causally determine vocabulary learning? Toward a computational resolution of the debate. Journal of Memory and Language, 61, 481-502.

Gupta, P., Lipinski, J., Abbs, B. and Lin, P-H. (2005). Serial position effects in nonword repetition. Journal of Memory and Language, 53, 141-162.

Gupta, P. & Cohen, N. J. (2002). Theoretical and computational analysis of skill learning, repetition priming, and procedural memory. Psychological Review, 109, 401-448.

Research areas
  • Language and Communication
  • Learning and Memory
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Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1995

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