Ben Langstein is a Research Associate at Haskins Laboratories, where his research focuses on the neurocognitive determinants of second language learning. He works with AFNI to analyze fMRI data on both an individual and group level. His previous work as Lab Coordinator in the Experimental Semiotics Laboratory at Yeshiva University involved research on human communication, focusing on perspective taking and miscommunication in particular. He earned his BA in Psychology from Yeshiva University in 2016..


Galantucci, B., Roberts, G., and Langstein, B. (under revision) Content deafness: When coherent talk just doesn't matter.

Roberts, G., Langstein, B., and Galantucci, B. (2016) Surprising blindness to conversational incoherence in both instant messaging and face-to-face speech. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J. C. Trueswell (Eds.) Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1211-1216). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Roberts, G., Langstein, B., & Galantucci, B. (2016). (In) sensitivity to incoherence in human communication. Language & Communication, 47, 15-22.

Member of the Haskins Imaging Lab

Departmental Award for Excellence in Psychology at Yeshiva University



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