Dr Meredith Shafto is engaged on a long-term project to understand the cognitive changes that happen as we age. In this article, she describes her current work on language comprehension.
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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 10, 2007.
One of the British Academy’s primary concerns is to communicate the value and significance of work done by scholars in the humanities and social sciences. This latest issue of the ‘British Academy Review’ is an important contribution, highlighting a range of research undertaken under the auspices of the Academy. The humanities and social sciences have much to contribute to the life of the nation. This edition of the ‘Review’ seeks to share with readers something of the variety and interest of recent work.
Dr Liz Walker received a British Academy Small Research Grant to study the experiences of fathers who had spent time in prison. Here she reveals that it is a complex picture.
Professor Bruce Baker explains how one small nation’s approach to government has lessons for the rest of Africa.