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Do bilinguals have a cognitive advantage?

26 Jan 2015

Many published studies have argued that bilinguals have a cognitive...

PPLS research rated as world-leading

18 Dec 2014

PPLS research has been rated world leading...

Bilingualism Matters @ Penn State

8 Dec 2014

A new branch of Bilingualism Matters opens...

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Language Evolution and Computation

3 Feb 2015 11:10 – 12:30

Speaker: Jasmeen Kanwal (UCSD)
Topic: "Zipf's Principle of Least Effort from a diachronic...

Language Variation and Change Research Group

4 Feb 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Josef Fruehwald (University of Edinburgh), 'Is it, um, really revealing?'

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

11 Feb 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA

Sociolinguistics Reading Group

12 Feb 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: TBA

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