M. Fernanda Alonso Arteche

Academic title(s): 

PhD student

M. Fernanda Alonso Arteche
Dr. Linda Polka (Supervisor)
Contact Information
Email address: 
maria.alonsoarteche [at] mail.mcgill.ca

Bachelor in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology (University of Chile)

Diploma in Neuropsychology in children and adolescents (University of Chile)

Master of Science in Neuroscience and Education (Columbia University, New York)

Professional activities: 

Student member — Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM)

Research areas: 
Cognitive Neuroscience
Infant Development
Speech perception
Current research: 

My current research project investigates adult perception of infant speech, examining both behavioral and neural responses. Specifically, my focus is on the acoustic factors that could influence innate responses to infant vocalizations. I aim to explore the existence of auditory cuteness and its impact on human reactions.

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

ANID Becas Doctorado en el Extranjero (PhD)

McGill Graduate Excellence Award

ANID Becas Magister en el Extranjero (Master)

PhD Student
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