9 May: Kenny Smith


Acquiring variation in artificial languages

Kenny Smith (Edinburgh)

Tuesday 9 May 2017, 11:00–12:30
1.17 Dugald Stewart Building

I will present 4 experiments using artificial language learning paradigms to study the ability of adults and children to acquire conditioned and unconditioned variation, in particular looking at their ability and predisposition to condition variation on social and semantic cues.