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  • The Cognitive Science of Language Lecture Series

    Speaker sex and gender leave a robust signature in spoken language. In this talk, I will review my career work on we how the articulatory, acoustic and perceptual characteristics of speech…..

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  • The Cognitive Science of Language Lecture Series

    A unique feature of bilingual speech is that bilinguals often produce utterances that switch between languages, such as “And we reckoned Holland was too small voor ons” [for us].

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  • The Cognitive Science of Language Lecture Series

    The overall conveyed meaning of an utterance is a conglomerate of inferences, distinguishable both in how they arise (their semantics) and how they can be appropriately used in conversation (their pragmatics).

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  • The Cognitive Science of Language Lecture Series

    As multilingualism has become one of defining elements of today’s world, it has also turned into the marker of contemporary..

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  • The Cognitive Science of Language Lecture Series

    Cognitive scientists have been systematically studying processes such as attention, memory and learning for more than 150 years. This rich resource of knowledge has been…

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  • Dr. John Colarusso featured on the Hamilton Spectator

    Found in translation: John Colarusso ‘is not your usual person’

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  • Linking speech production to speech perception: A cross-linguistic comparison of the phonological voicing contrast and its phonetic realization

    How do we form phonemic categories? How is speech perception linked to the articulatory and acoustic production of speech?…

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  • Variability in spoken language: Foreign-accented speech and its influence on the dynamics of processing

    When understanding non-native spoken language, listeners intuitively recognize that speakers vary in..

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  • Diversity and Adversity in Speech Perception

    Understanding spoken language involves matching the acoustic input onto linguistic representations, a process complicated by….

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  • Dr. Catherine Anderson Wins Ontario University Student Association’s Teaching Award

    Dr. Catherine Anderson, Linguistics and Languages professor wins Teaching Award…

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