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Research in language science can be limited by convenience

Lunch served at 12:15, talk starts at 12:30. This week boxed lunches will be available for the first 40 attendees, so come on time or bring your own lunch!

Remote attendance through Zoom: https://umd.zoom.us/j/737125765
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Adam Fisbein (NACS)

Sequence in birdsong: What humans assume and what birds are telling us

Lunch served at 12:15, talk starts at 12:30.

Erika Exton: The 'bilingual baby problem': Identifying code switches in unfamiliar languages

Lunch served at 12:15, talk starts at 12:30.

Patrick Plummer, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Howard University

The Effects of Word Frequency and Contextual Diversity on Word Recognition During Reading

Lunch served at 12:15, talk starts at 12:30.

How many grammars of Accusative-and-Infinitive constructions can we prove there to be in English?

Lunch served by 12:15, talk starts at 12:30.

Zara Harmon (Postdoc, LING/UMIACS)

Morphological Productivity: what do we learn from comprehension and production?

Abstract TBA.

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELED due to concerns about the coronavirus.

Hyo Gweon (Psychology, Stanford)

Title: Social Curiosity and Social Learning

Kristin Lagattuta (Psychology, UC Davis).

Title: Developing a Life History Theory of Mind: Awareness that the Mind Learns from the Past to Imagine the Future

Edward Vogel (Psychology, University of Chicago)

Title: The impact of distraction on working memory


Stephanie Shih (Assistant Professor of Linguistics, USC)

Lexically-conditioned phonology in probabilistic grammar


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