Most children speak their first word around age one, but babies know a great deal about their language before they start to speak.
Indigenous languages have arrived at a time of great peril and promise.
Statistical learning (SL) is typically defined as a domain-general mechanism by which cognitive systems extract regularities from sensory input to discover its underlying structure.
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…..
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].
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).
As multilingualism has become one of defining elements of today’s world, it has also turned into the marker of contemporary..
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…
Found in translation: John Colarusso ‘is not your usual person’
How do we form phonemic categories? How is speech perception linked to the articulatory and acoustic production of speech?…