UBC professor honoured for research into children’s language acquisition
For the first time, a UBC professor has won the highest research honour from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Nov 16, 2015
Bilingual babies know their grammar by seven months
Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris Descartes.
Feb 14, 2013
Infants raised in bilingual environments can distinguish unfamiliar languages: UBC research
Infants raised in households where Spanish and Catalan are spoken can discriminate between English and French just by watching people speak, even though they have never been exposed to these new languages before, according to UBC psychologist Janet Werker.
Feb 18, 2011