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Professor Robert Ladd FBA

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About this Fellow

Phonology and phonetics, and the relation between them ("laboratory phonology"); intonation and prosody, including focus, emotion, pitch perception, tone languages, and links between language and music

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh

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