Lucy MacGregor

University Position
Investigator Scientist


My research explores the neurocognitive processes involved in spoken language comprehension, using mainly MEG, EEG and behavioural methodologies.

Key Publications


Causal Contributions of the Domain-General (Multiple Demand) and the Language-Selective Brain Networks to Perceptual and Semantic Challenges in Speech Comprehension.

Journal: Neurobiol Lang (Camb)
E-pub date: 1 Aug 2022
Authors: LJ MacGregor, RA Gilbert, Z Balewski, DJ Mitchell, SW Erzinçlioğlu, JM Rodd, J Duncan, E Fedorenko, MH Davis

Anterior temporal lobe is necessary for efficient lateralised processing of spoken word identity.

Journal: Cortex
E-pub date: 1 May 2020
Authors: TE Cope, Y Shtyrov, LJ MacGregor, R Holland, F Pulvermüller, JB Rowe, K Patterson

The Neural Time Course of Semantic Ambiguity Resolution in Speech Comprehension.

Journal: J Cogn Neurosci
E-pub date: 1 Mar 2020
Authors: LJ MacGregor, JM Rodd, RA Gilbert, O Hauk, E Sohoglu, MH Davis