2017-18

Language & Cognition (LangCog)


Language Development Lab (SnedLab), Harvard University

2017-18 :: Tue., 5:30-7 pm, WJH 1305 (unless otherwise noted)

Organizers: Dorothy Ahn, Annemarie Kocab, Tanya Levari, Jayden Ziegler (ziegler@g.harvard.edu)


Date Presenter Talk Title
9/5 Kathryn Davidson, Annemarie Kocab (Harvard) Event structure and verbal morphology in American Sign Language
9/12 Reading Group 1 The Price of Linguistic Productivity (Yang, 2016)
Readings: Chs. 1-2; Schuler, Yang, & Newport (2016)
9/19 Reading Group 2 The Price of Linguistic Productivity (Yang, 2016)
Readings: Ch. 3
9/26 Reading Group 3 The Price of Linguistic Productivity (Yang, 2016)
Readings: The Past-Tense Debate (2002); O'Donnell et al. (2011)
10/3 Reading Group 4 The Price of Linguistic Productivity (Yang, 2016)
Readings: Ch. 4 (excluding 4.2)
10/10 Reading Group 5 The Price of Linguistic Productivity (Yang, 2016)
Readings: Ch. 6 (Ch. 7 optional)
10/17 Gregory Scontras (UC Irvine) The role of subjectivity in adjective ordering preferences
10/24 Brian Leahy (Harvard) Counterfactual reasoning and false belief reasoning
10/31 Laurel Perkins (Maryland) Perceiving transitivity: Consequences for verb learning
11/7 Jonathan Brennan (UMich) Linking brain signals with grammar using neuro-computational models
11/14 Anthony Yacovone (Harvard) High predictability temporarily down-weights errors in subject-verb agreement
11/21 [no meeting] Thanksgiving
11/28 Joseph Coffey (Harvard) Effects of atypical white matter development and lateralization on language in children with autism spectrum disorder

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