Natalia Kartushina

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Phone +47 22845021
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Phonological acquisition in first and second language 
  • Early language development 
  • Second-language production and perception
  • Dialects
  • Articulatory feedback /phonetic training
  • Speech variability

  • Neuroplasticity

  • Bilingualism/multilingualism


2017-2020 Postdoc, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

2016-2017 Postdoc, Basque Center on Brain, Cognition and Language

2015          PhD in Psychology, University of Geneva

2010          Master in Cognitive Psychology, University of Paris Descartes

2005          Master in Speech Therapy, KSPU


2020        Young Research Talents FRIPRO grant from the Norwegian Research Council. Role of parental speech in early language development, Role - Principle investigator. Co-investigators: J.Mayor and A.Cristia. Funding: NOK 8m

2020        Research grant from the Russian Foundation of Science. Relationship between language development and emotion understanding in preschool-aged children. Role - Principle investigator, Co-investigators: G.Glotova, O.Almazova, A.Beloutskaya, D.Bukhalenkova, M.Simonian, A.Efimenko, M.Simonova. Funding: EUR 200k

2018         Research grant from the University of Oslo. Babytalk in Norway: relationship between parental speech and early word comprehension. Role - Principle investigator. Funding: NOK 80k

2016         Spanish Ministry research grant. What kind of listener are you? A degeneracy approach to speech processing.  Role - Co-investigator. (PI – M. Bourguignon). Funding: EUR 34k

2015          Early-postdoc scholarship awarded by Swiss National Foundation. Neural and behavioural plasticity in non-native speech production: An articulatory-feedback training study. Role - Principle investigator. Funding: CHF 100k

Registered Reports in Stage 1

Kartushina, N. & Mayor, J. (accepted pending data collection). Coping with dialects from birth: Role of variability on infants’ early language development. Insights from Norwegian dialects. Developmental Science.

Soderstrom,M. ..., Kartushina, N., Mayor, J. ... (accepted pending data collection). Testing the Relationship Between Preferences for Infant-Directed Speech and Vocabulary Development: A Multi-Lab Study. Journal of Child Language.

Tags: Psycholinguistics, Multilingualism, Second language acquisition, Dialects, Language Acquisition, Language learning, Phonology, Speech, Linguistics
Published Dec. 17, 2020 10:58 AM - Last modified Oct. 4, 2021 4:25 PM