Welcome to the website for the Language and 
Semantic Association Lab (LSAL) at Saint Louis University! 
The general themes explored in the LSAL include the role of working memory and semantic associations in language comprehension and written language production. 

Specific research interests include:
  • Hemispheric differences in semantic processing
  • Metaphor comprehension and conceptual metaphor theory
  • Differential demands of written language production on verbal, visual, and spatial working memory
  • Verbal creativity
Click on the Research tab above for more detailed information.