Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Zenzi Griffin in Omaha World-Herald Article on Word Choice Errors

Thu, January 1, 2009

The Omaha World-Herald refers to cognitve psychologist Dr. Zenzi Griffin, as "an expert on the psychology of language, especially errors speakers make in word choice." The column discusses Dr. Griffin's findings on the reasons why a person can be called by the wrong name.

Read "Cleveland Evans: What's your name again?"

Dr. Griffin received a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology (with a minor in Linguistics) from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 1998. She joined the Psychology faculty in 2008, after teaching at Stanford University and Georgia Tech. She teaches PSY 418 (Statistics and Methods) and PSY 394U (Human Language Processing).

Zenzi Griffin's Web Page

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