Dr. Yue Sun

Main research areas

  • Interaction between speech perception and phonological structure
  • Speech segmentation and decoding
  • Role of neural oscillation in auditory cognition
  • Anatomical and functional correlates of multilingualism
  • Sensorimotor interaction in speech perception







Academic Education

2012-2015 Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, University Paris VI, Paris, France

2011-2012 Master in Cognitive Science, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

2009-2011 Master in Neuroscience, University Paris VI, Paris, France

2006-2009 Bachelor in Biology, University Paris VI, Paris, France


since 2016 Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics

2010 Internship at Unité de Neurosciences Information et Complexité, Gif-sur-Yvette, France



Sun, Y., & Peperkamp, S. (2016) The role of speech production in phonological decoding during visual word recognition: evidence from phonotactic repair. Language, Cognition & Neuroscience, 31, 391-403.

Sun, Y., Giavazzi, M., Adda-Decker, M., Barbosa, L.S., Kouider, S., Bachoud-Lévi, AC., Jacquemot, C., & Peperkamp, S. (2015). Complex linguistic rules modulate early auditory brain responses. Brain and Language.149, 55-65

Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

2012-2015 Ph.D. scholarship Region Ile-de-France (DIM Cerveau & Pensé)