Education

Doctor of Science (Technology)

 

Aalto University, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Espoo, Finland

  • Research field: Systems Neuroscience
  • Thesis title: “Neurophysiological correlates of producing and perceiving natural connected speech”
  •  Supervisor: Professor Riitta Salmelin

 

Research interests

I am interested in the neural correlates of sensory and cognitive processes. My research focuses on the neurophysiological correlates of language production and perception and of visual perception and visual imagery.

Research work
  • Alexandrou, A.M., Saarinen, T., Kujala, J., & Salmelin, R. (2016). A multimodal spectral approach to characterize rhythm in natural speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(1), 215-226. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4939496

 

  • Alexandrou, A.M., Saarinen, T., Mäkelä, S., Kujala, J., & Salmelin, R. (2017). The right hemisphere is highlighted in connected natural speech production and perception. NeuroImage, 152C, 628-638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.03.006

 

  • Alexandrou, A.M., Saarinen, T., Kujala, J., & Salmelin, R. (2018). Cortical tracking of global and local variations of speech rhythm during connected natural speech perception. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01295 

 

  • Alexandrou, A.M., Saarinen, T., Kujala, J., & Salmelin, R. (2018). Cortical entrainment or more general phase-locking mechanisms? What we can learn from studying naturalistic speech perception. Journal of Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2018.1518534