Dr Elspeth Jajdelska

Dr Elspeth Jajdelska

Dr Elspeth Jajdelska Photo

Elspeth Jajdelska is a lecturer in English at Strathclyde University. Her research in the past has focussed on the history of reading, and specifically on the relationship between speech and writing at the turn of the eighteenth century. This is led her to investigate the psychology of reading and from there to the study of literary experience in the light of cognitive science. She has published on the relationship between vividness in literature and perception and is currently completing a masters degree in Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition.