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Katya Krieger-Redwood
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  • PhD, University of York
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, Durham University
  • B.A. (Double Major: Psychology and French), cum laude, Loyola Univeristy Baltimore, M.D.

University roles


  • PhD Representative
  • ECR Chair



I am interested in the semantic control network and predominately use fMRI and TMS to explore questions relating to this. I am currently investigating the functional connectivity of brain areas in the semantic control network.

Research group(s)

  • Beth Jefferies Semantics Lab


  • Beth Jefferies
  • Jonny Smallwood


Selected publications

  • K Krieger-Redwood, MG Gaskell, S Lindsay, E Jefferies (2013). The selective role of premotor cortex in speech perception: a contribution to phoneme judgements but not speech comprehension. Journal of cognitive neuroscience 25 (12). 2179-2188. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00463.
  • K Krieger-Redwood, E Jefferies (2014). TMS interferes with lexical-semantic retrieval in left inferior frontal gyrus and posterior middle temporal gyrus: Evidence from cyclical picture naming. Neuropsychologia 64, 24-32.         doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.09.014.
  • K Krieger-Redwood, C Teige, J Davey, M Hymers, E Jefferies (2015). Conceptual control across modalities: graded specialisation for pictures and words in inferior frontal and posterior temporal cortex. Neuropsychologia.
  • J Davey, S-A Rueschemeyer, A Costigan, N Murphy, K Krieger-Redwood, G Hallam, E Jefferies (2015). Shared neural processes support semantic control and action understanding. Brain and language 142, 24-35. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2015.01.002.

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Contact details

Dr Katya Krieger-Redwood
Department of Psychology
The University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: 01904 433166