Welcome! My name is Tanja Roembke (Römbke). I am a postdoctoral researcher at RWTH Aachen (Germany) since July 2019 and work with Dr. Iring Koch. Previously, I was a graduate student at the Department of Psychology of the University of Iowa working with Dr. Bob McMurray
The goal of my research is to investigate how people acquire language and how they process it in-the-moment. My research has broadly been focused on two lines of work: word learning and learning to read. At RWTH Aachen, I have expanded my research to also include language processing and acquisition by bilingual speakers. In general, I am inspired by how relatively simple constructs, such as the order in which words are experienced, can impact language acquisition and processing.
You can see a word cloud of some of the terms that regularly come up in my research below.