Hanyang Institute for Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences Of Language (HIPCS)


Director: Taehong Cho, Ph.D.

#104, College of Humanities, Hanyang University,
222, Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul (04763), Korea
Tel: +82-2-2220-2507



  • Hanyang Institute for Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences of Language (HIPCS), formerly "The Institute for Performative Humanities" established in 2005, was newly re-established in the College of Humanities at Hanyang University in 2017, with a new name as part of an effort to promote the Hanyang University Specializing Projects for linguistic and interdisciplinary aspects of phonetics and cognitive sciences of language.
  • The main research areas of HIPCS are experimental phonetics, laboratory phonology, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, L1 and L2 acquisitions. Current research topics of HIPCS include prosody-phonetics interface in speech production and comprehension, articulatory dynamics in spoken language, spoken word recognition, sentence processing, and neurolinguistic aspects of morphological processess and L1/L2 learning. 


  • HIPCS has two laboratories:
  • Hanyang Phonetics and Psycholinguistics Lab

  • : which houses a speech recording studio, two speech perception studios, and 11 PCs for data recording and analysis; the state-of-the-art experimental facilities such as Electro-Magnetic Articulography (EMA) for articulatory movement tracking and Eye Link II for eye movement tracking.

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  • NeuroCognition of Language Lab (directed by Say Young Kim)

  • : which houses a state of art EEG/ERP system (32 channel Neuroscan).