We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Ev Fedorenko McGovern Institute Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences MIT   The language system in the broader landscape of the human brain   I seek to understand how our brains understand and produce language. I will discuss three […]

Joyce He – “It’s not just Imprecision: Stereotypes guide Vagueness Resolution in Implicit Comparisons”   Stereotype-based information has been shown to guide language comprehension. For example, comprehenders interpret numerals more precisely when uttered by Nerdy speakers vs. Chill speakers: they are less likely to select a price of $207 as the referent of “The price […]