The Language Acquisition Lab investigates how children learn the forms of their native languages using a variety of experimental paradigms, including preferential looking, head-turn preference, and interactive games. It’s a lot of fun!

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If you are a student who is interested in getting involved in one of our current research projects, and you have background experience in linguistics (in particular, syntax), please contact Géraldine Legendre.

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Upcoming presentations

Talk Oct 22, 2020: An Nguyen giving a talk at the Many Paths to Language workshop, hosted by the Max Planck Institute: Testing syntactic simplicity: wh-in-situ vs. fronted wh-questions in L1 acquisition Nov 13, 2020: An Nguyen giving a Brown Bag Lunch talk: The acquisition of wh-questions: Beyond structural simplicity and input frequency January 8,… Read more »