Maria Brucato Research in Spatial Cognition Lab Temple Neurocognition Lab Temple University   Perspective taking in spatial and social contexts   Perspective taking (PT) is the ability to imagine perspectives that differ from our own. Understanding what others believe (cognitive PT) and feel (affective PT) allows us to better navigate social situations, and understanding what […]

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 […]