Distinguished psycholinguist Elissa Newport – Professor at the Georgetown University Medical Center, Director of its Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery, and Principal Investigator within the Learning and Development Lab – will be giving a series of three lectures, generously supported by Dave Baggett.

  • Lecture 1 (11/19, 3pm-5pm) Statistical language learning: From word segmentation to phrase structure

  • Lecture 2 (11/20, 3pm-5pm) Statistical learning from natural and unnatural linguistic input: Language learning and language change

  • Lecture 3 (11/21, 10am-noon) Developmental plasticity and language reorganization after pediatric stroke: Background and beginning research