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Research scientist CNRS (chercheur CR2 CNRS)

Born on the 15th of March 1983 in Rumst (Antwerp - Belgium). I earned my MA in psychology (Theoretical and Experimental Psychology) at the University of Ghent (Belgium) in 2006. Afterwards, I moved to Barcelona (Spain) where I received another MA in Cognitive Neurosciences and Language in 2007. In 2007 I started my PhD ("The Electrophysiology of Language Production: Lexical Access in Picture Naming") at the University of Barcelona and I received my PhD title in Cognitive Neuroscience and Language in February 2012. After my PhD I became a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) at the Laboratoire de Psychology Cognitive (LPC) in France, where I explored the role of intention and goal-directed behavior in language processing with neurophysiological techniques such as ERPs and MEG. Since 2014 I am a full-time CNRS researcher at the Laboratoire Parole et Langage (LPL) in Aix-en-Provence. In my research I attempt to bridge traditional linguistics and psycho-linguistics with neuroscience. In this manner I aim to understand how complex cognitive behavior as language production and comprehension can be explained in terms of basic neurobiological properties of the brain and its neural code. My main topics of research: 1) The spatiotemporal dynamics of language production and comprehension; 2) The role of top-down attention and goal-directed behavior in language processing; 3) The neural representations of words in the monolingual and bilingual brain.

Article dans une revue18 documents

  • Kristof Strijkers, Albert Costa, Friedemann Pulvermuller. The cortical dynamics of speaking: Lexical and phonological knowledge simultaneously recruit the frontal and temporal cortex within 200 ms. NeuroImage, Elsevier, 2017, 163, pp.206 - 219. 〈10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.09.041〉. 〈hal-01675296〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Sebastiaan Mathôt, Jonathan Grainger. Pupillary Responses to Words That Convey a Sense of Brightness or Darkness. Psychological Science, Association for Psychological Science, 2017, 28 (8), pp.1116 - 1124. 〈10.1177/0956797617702699〉. 〈hal-01675300〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Albert Costa. The cortical dynamics of speaking: present shortcomings and future avenues. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, Taylor and Francis, 2016, 31 (4), pp.484-503. 〈10.1080/23273798.2015.1120878〉. 〈hal-01432269〉
  • Canini Matteo, Rosa Pasquale Anthony Della, Catricalà Eleonora, Kristof Strijkers, Branzi Francesca Martina, et al.. Semantic interference and its control: A functional neuroimaging and connectivity study. Human Brain Mapping, Wiley, 2016, 〈10.1002/hbm.23304〉. 〈hal-01452813〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Albert Costa. On words and brains: linking psycholinguistics with neural dynamics in speech production. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, Taylor and Francis, 2016, pp.524-535. 〈10.1080/23273798.2016.1158845〉. 〈hal-01460061〉
  • Sebastian Mathot, Jonathan Grainger, Kristof Strijkers. Embodiment as preparation: Pupillary responses to words that convey a sense of brightness or darkness. PeerJ, PeerJ, 2016, non paginé. 〈10.7287/peerj.preprints.1795v1〉. 〈hal-01460062〉
  • Kristof Strijkers. Can hierarchical models display parallel cortical dynamics? A non-hierarchical alternative of brain language theory.. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, Taylor and Francis, 2016, pp.465-469. 〈10.1080/23273798.2015.1096403〉. 〈hal-01460055〉
  • Kristof Strijkers. A neural-assembly based view on word production: the bilingual test case.. Language Learning, Wiley, 2016, 〈10.1111/lang.12191〉. 〈hal-01452800〉
  • Maria-Angeles Palomar-Garcia, Elisenda Bueicheku, Cesar Avila, Ana Sanjuan, Kristof Strijkers, et al.. Do bilinguals show neural differences with monolinguals when processing their native language?. Brain and Language, Elsevier, 2015, Vol. 142, pp.36-44. 〈10.1016/j.bandl.2015.01.004〉. 〈hal-01485305〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Daisy Bertrand, Jonathan Grainger. Seeing the Same Words Differently: The Time Course of Automaticity and Top-Down Intention in Reading. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2015, 27 (8), pp.1542-1551. 〈10.1162/jocn_a_00797〉. 〈hal-01432361〉
  • Kristof Strijkers. How does Hebb both 'divide' and 'conquer' speech perception and production?. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, Taylor and Francis, 2014, 29 (1), pp.49-51. 〈hal-01016377〉
  • Cristina Baus, Kristof Strijkers, Albert Costa. When does word frequency influence written production?. Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers, 2013, 4;963, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00963. 〈hal-00927472〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Elin Runnqvist, Albert Costa, Phillip Holcomb. The poor helping the rich: How can incomplete representations monitor complete ones?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2013, 36 (4), pp.374-375. 〈10.1017/S0140525X12002695〉. 〈hal-01439691〉
  • Clara D. Martin, Kristof Strijkers, Mikel Santesteban, Carles Escera, Robert J. Hartsuiker, et al.. The impact of early bilingualism on controlling a language learned late: an ERP study. Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers, 2013, 4, 〈10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00815〉. 〈hal-01439690〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Cristina Baus, Elin Runnqvist, Ian Fitzpatrick, Albert Costa. The temporal dynamics of first versus second language production. Brain and Language, Elsevier, 2013, 127 (1), pp.6-11. 〈10.1016/j.bandl.2013.07.008〉. 〈hal-01439682〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Friedemann Pulvermüller, Albert Costa. PHONEME RELATED SOMATOTPY AND LEXICO-SEMANTIC KNOWLEDGE BECOME ACTIVATED IN PARALLEL WITHIN 200 MS DURING OBJECT NAMING.. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2013, pp.164. 〈hal-01439668〉
  • Elin Runnqvist, Kristof Strijkers, F-Xavier Alario, Albert Costa. Cumulative semantic interference is blind to language: Implications for models of bilingual speech production. Journal of Memory and Language, Elsevier, 2012, 66 (4), pp.850-869. 〈10.1016/j.jml.2012.02.007〉. 〈hal-01439701〉
  • Kristof Strijkers, Jasmin Sadat, Albert Costa, Elin Runnqvist. On the temporal and functional origin of L2 disadvantages in speech production: a critical review. Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers, 2011, 2, 〈10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00379〉. 〈hal-01440396〉