My friends don’t really understand what I do in my job. I study how children learn language. Half my friends believe that I spend all day attaching electrodes to people’s heads to study their brains.
Over the years, I have spent stints of time in remote parts of the world, studying how children learn language. Watching the ways in which babies and young children were looked after and learned to…
“Wheah’s the cah? Did you pahk it in Hahvahd Yahd?” While this pronunciation probably doesn’t raise any eyebrows with our British readers, it is very distinctive to American ears, clearly identifying
As one of the lucky recipients of the LuCiD Travel Award, I was able to spend October at Cornell University, US, working as part of Prof Morten Christiansen’s Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (CNL).
LuCiD joined forces with the Whitworth art gallery to host Art baby- Music baby – Language baby as part of this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. The day comprised of 4 multi-sensory workshops
Dr Jamie Lingwood reports back from his visit to a workshop in Tianjin which brought together researchers from the UK and China to discuss reading development and reading difficulties...