Erin Isbilen Haskins Laboratories Yale University Statistical learning and chunking shape language and reading across development How do individuals acquire language in the face of its perceptual challenges? In this talk, I argue for the contribution of chunking—a basic memory process—to the statistical learning of language across the lifespan. My research illustrates how […]
Kathryn Davidson Department of Linguistics Harvard University Information structure insights from sign language anaphora Notions of topic and focus have been well-studied in sign languages, which – like many spoken languages – tend to have word orders highly influenced by information structural considerations, along with perhaps some modality-specific considerations provided by suprasegmental nonmanuals, […]
“Motivational states bias learning and memory”
Join us for an an opportunity to connect, relax, and create a fun craft to take home! Snacks, tea, and cocoa will be available.