Psycholinguistics; first and second language acquisition, developmental and acquired language disorders, the experimental study of language processing in different languages
About this Fellow
Cognition, communication and culture in an evolutionary perspective; anthropological fieldwork in Ethiopia, theoretical and experimental work in linguistic pragmatics and in cognitive psychology
- Directeur de Recherche émérite au Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris; Professor, Departments of Cognitive Science and of Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest
Historical linguistics; semantic change, cognitive and interactional pragmatics; theories of grammaticalisation and construction grammar
Phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, metrics, and the Sanskrit grammatical tradition. The relation between word structure and sentence structure, and the principles governing language change.
Sociolinguistics; language change in multilingual urban centres, adolescent language, language & education, syntactic & discourse variation, syntax of spoken English.