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ILST seminar: Annemarie Kocab

November 11, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Annemarie Kocab Department of Psychology Harvard University   The Origins of Language: Evidence from Nicaraguan Sign Language and Homesign   All human societies have languages capable of expressing the richness of human thought. To what extent is this achievement an historical accomplishment, similar to mathematics or science, and to what extent does it rely on […]

ILST seminar: Cesko Voeten

November 18, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Cesko Voeten Fryske Akademy   A view into the processing of sound change: sociolinguistic migration   Sociolinguists (e.g. Labov 2007) and phonologists (e.g. Hamann 2009) often assume that adults do not perform structural reanalyses in processes of sound change. I present empirical data from Dutch that challenges this assumption. Over the past 100 years, the […]

CNI Seminar: Alexandria Lesicko

November 22, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Alexandria Lesicko Geffen Labaratory of Auditory Coding University of Pennsylvania   Cortico-fugal regulation of predictive coding   Sensory systems must account for both contextual factors and prior experience to adaptively engage with the dynamic external environment. In the central auditory system, neurons modulate their responses to sounds based on statistical context. These response modulations can […]