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Dr. Edmund Lalor

Ussher Assistant Professor (Electronic & Elect. Engineering)


Ussher Assistant Professor (Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN))

Ussher Assistant Professor (Trinity Centre for Bioengineering)

 Perception and Language in Autism Spectrum Disorder: assessing the role of predictive processing in ASD using electrophysiological modeling of neural responses to natural speech.
 Predictive coding in Autism Spectrum Disorder: testing competing hypotheses using electrophysiological modeling of neural responses to natural speech.
 Natural audiovisual speech encoding in the early stages of the human cortical hierarchy
 The electrophysiology of natural speech processing in the human brain.
 Mapping semantic information flow in the brain during natural speech production

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Details Date From Date To
Society for Neuroscience 01/01/2008 31/12/2012
Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers 01/01/2007 31/12/2012
Adam Bednar, Edmund C. Lalor, Where is the cocktail party? Decoding locations of attended and unattended moving sound sources using EEG, NeuroImage, 205, 2020, p116283 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Aisling E. O"Sullivan, Michael J. Crosse, Giovanni M. Di Liberto, Alain de Cheveigné, Edmund C. Lalor, Neurophysiological indices of audiovisual speech integration are enhanced at the phonetic level for speech in noise, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Anderson, A.J. and Lalor, E.C. and Lin, F. and Binder, J.R. and Fernandino, L. and Humphries, C.J. and Conant, L.L. and Raizada, R.D.S. and Grimm, S. and Wang, X., Multiple Regions of a Cortical Network Commonly Encode the Meaning of Words in Multiple Grammatical Positions of Read Sentences, Cerebral Cortex, 29, (6), 2019, p2396-2411 , Notes: [cited By 3], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Drennan, D.P. and Lalor, E.C., Cortical Tracking of Complex Sound Envelopes: Modeling the Changes in Response with Intensity, eNeuro, 6, (3), 2019, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Teoh, E.S. and Lalor, E.C., EEG decoding of the target speaker in a cocktail party scenario: Considerations regarding dynamic switching of talker location, Journal of Neural Engineering, 16, (3), 2019, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Teoh, E.S. and Cappelloni, M.S. and Lalor, E.C., Prosodic pitch processing is represented in delta-band EEG and is dissociable from the cortical tracking of other acoustic and phonetic features, European Journal of Neuroscience, 2019, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Sullivan, A.E. and Lim, C.Y. and Lalor, E.C., Look at me when I'm talking to you: Selective attention at a multisensory cocktail party can be decoded using stimulus reconstruction and alpha power modulations, European Journal of Neuroscience, 2019, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
McMackin R, Dukic S, Broderick M, Iyer PM, Pinto-Grau M, Mohr K, Chipika R, Coffey A, Buxo T, Schuster C, Gavin B, Heverin M, Bede P, Pender N, Lalor EC, Muthuraman M, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B, Dysfunction of attention switching networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. , Neuroimage Clin, 22, 2019, p101707-, Notes: [doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101707. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30735860], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Michael P. Broderick, Andrew J. Anderson, Edmund C. Lalor, Semantic Context Enhances the Early Auditory Encoding of Natural Speech, The Journal of Neuroscience, 2019, p0584--19 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Nathaniel J Zuk, Emily S Teoh, Edmund C Lalor, EEG-based classification of natural sounds reveals specialized responses to speech and music, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Finalist - Young Investigator Spotlight Award - Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neuroscience 2017
Neuromorph of the Year, Neuromorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop 2012
Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship (Declined) 2010
Excellence in Neural Engineering, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, US National Science Foundation and US Office of Naval Research 2005