zaterdag 30 november 2013

New psycholinguistic technique for analyses of syntactic capability uncovers developmental trends


Poster. Nijmegen Lectures 2014 (Jan 27-29)
New psycholinguistic technique for analyses of syntactic capability uncovers developmental trends
Barceló-Coblijn, L. 1, Real Puigdollers2, C., Irurtzun3, A. & Gomila, A. 4
(1) Universidad de Murcia (2) Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (3) Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-IKER) (4) Universitat de les Illes Balears.
keywords: non-linearity, complexity, language ontogeny, syntactic networks, small-world networks, Specific Language Impairment, Down Syndrome, Catalan, Basque, Spanish, German, Dutch, English, Italian, French

Figure: from Barceló-Coblijn et al., 2012 

maandag 25 november 2013

JASs forum Hominin interbreeding and language evolution


We recently had the opportunity of participating in the JASs forum Hominin interbreeding and language evolution.

- First, with the introduction of the debate:

(2013) Antonio Benítez-Burraco & Lluís Barceló-Coblijn. Paleogenomics, hominin interbreeding and language evolution. Journal of Anthropological Sciences, 91: 1-22 doi: 10.4436/JASS.91012

- Then, answering the author's comments on our introduction:

(2013) Antonio Benítez-Burraco & Lluís Barceló-Coblijn. Hominin interbreeding and language evolution: fine-tuning the detailsJournal of Anthropological Sciences, 91: 32-52 doi:10.4436/JASS.91020

We thank the editor and the commentators for this nice debate.