Tyler Perrachione, PhD


Director and Principal Investigator

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Boston University

Prof. Perrachione is the director and principal investigator of the Communication Neuroscience Research Laboratory (est. 2013).  He received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from MIT (under John D.E. Gabrieli) with prior training in Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Northwestern University (under Patrick C.M. Wong).

Prof. Perrachione also is the Director of the Hearing Research Center, an investigator in the Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering, and an executive member of the Center for Systems Neuroscience,. He is affiliated faculty in the Graduate Program for Neuroscience, the Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience, the Department of Linguistics, and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at BU. He is a Research Affiliate at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology at Harvard Medical School.

Prof. Perrachione teaches undergraduate (SAR SH 221 Phonetics, SAR SH 501 Neurobiology of Language) and graduate (SAR SH 620 Neuroimaging for Speech and Hearing Research) courses in Sargent College, and a first-year undergraduate seminar (KHC NE 102 Reading, Language, and the Brain) in the Kilachand Honors College.


E-mail: Phone: Office:
tkp@bu.edu +1.617.358.7410 610 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 905B
Boston, MA 02215