Language Science Talks: Sandra Waxman, Northwestern University

Tuesday March 14, 2017
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM


What’s it all about: How (and how early) do infants link language and cognition?

To acquire a language, infants must identify which signals are part of their language and discover how these are linked to the objects and events they encounter. Sandra Waxman will focus on the powerful contributions of both ‘nature’ and ‘nurture’ as infants discover increasingly precise links between language and cognition, and use them to learn about their world.
This talk is part of a series organized by UBC Language Sciences which showcases outstanding researchers in the language sciences from around the world.
Admission is free. Pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited. Register now
More information on the Language Science Talks can be found here.