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SSHRC Awarded IDG 2016: The goal of this project is to develop foundational knowledge on the applicability of the learning perspective to account for interference phenomena when children perform language activities. We expect to learn more about the appropriateness of interpreting interference...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2015: Funding to support an academic conference entitled "Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC)", at the University of Alberta, from June 17-19, 2015. The conference will address theoretical issues concerning what linguistic...
Background. Stuttered speech (e.g., th-ththth-th-ththth-the car) and typical disfluencies (e.g., thee uh car) have some similarities. Previous research describes a tendency in listeners to predict that a speaker will refer to an unfamiliar object, rather than a familiar one, when both are equally...
This thesis examines the effect of political ideology on language processing. While it is well established that the semantics of language have an effect on language users’ comprehension process, there is little research on the effect of personal characteristics, particularly political ideology,...