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Professor Janet Dean Fodor FBA

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About this Fellow

Theoretical and experimental psycholinguistics; multi-language studies of psychological mechanisms for decoding the structure and meaning of sentences; modelling the process of grammar acquisition by children

Website: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Linguistics/Faculty-Bios/Janet-Dean-Fodor

Appointments

Current post

  • Distinguished Professor of Linguistics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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