Alice Hiu Dan CHAN
Head, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
School of Humanities
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
Dr. Alice H.D. Chan is Assistant Professor in the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Before joining NTU, she worked in Northwestern University, Communication and Sciences Disorders.
Her research, utilizes behavioral measures and functional brain imaging methods, seeks to understand how experience such as language and social-cultural factors shape the brain and how these experience influence basic sensory perceptual patterns, across the visual and auditory modalities. Dr Chan is also interested in exploring speech and language learning in young and older encultured brains.
Research Interest in the Neuroscience of Learning and Education
With an understanding of the possible influence of prior experience on basic perception and cognition, Dr Chan is keen to further examine how prior experience such as bilingual experience might affect learning of new language and new skills such music and pitch perception, across the life span.