Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street
Language & Cognition
Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
General area of research is the Psychology of Language, including both Language Acquisition and Psycho-linguistics.
Particular interests in the role of statistical learning mechanisms in Language Acquisition, and whether these differ in learners of different ages. Another interest is the relationship between language learning and language processing.
- Exploring second language learning in children: The role of input structure, learning schedules and explicit instruction.
- Research in reading development
- Statistical Learning approaches to language acquisition
- The Cognitive and Interactional Causes of Regularity in Language (Iterated artificial language learning)