AI that can learn patterns of human language

Published: 12 October 2022

Human languages are notoriously complex, and linguists have long thought it would be impossible to teach a machine how to analyze speech sounds and word structures in the way humans do. But...

Understanding our perception of rhythm

Published: 8 July 2021

Scientists have long known that while listening to a sequence of sounds, people often perceive a rhythm, even when the sounds are identical and equally spaced. One regularity that was discovered...

DISE's Janine Metallic interviewed by Le Devoir

Published: 1 August 2017

Janine Metallic, PhD student from our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE),

Within and across phrases agreement: different windows into syntax processing

Monday, October 26, 2015 09:00to10:30

Most ERPs study of syntactic processing applied a violation paradigm to the subject-verb agreement relation.Goodman Cancer Research Centre, CA, QC, Montreal, 1160 avenue des Pins, CA/channels...

First language wires brain for later language-learning

Published: 1 December 2015

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments

Janine Metallic, DISE PhD candidate, featured in Gazette article about Mi'kmaq language

Published: 30 March 2016

DISE PhD student Janine Metallic spoke at length to The Gazette's Christopher Curtis this week for his article "Indigenous languages go under the microscope", published March 25, 2016.

Bilingualism over the lifespan: Changing perspectives for an evolving field

Published: 24 October 2014

<p>It’s a scene that plays out every day in Montreal. On the bus, in schools, in the office and at home, conversations weave seamlessly back and forth between French and English, or one of...

Random forests as an exploratory tool for eye-movement control in reading, Victor Kuperman, PhD

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 13:30to15:00

Abstract: Decades of research have amassed an impressive body of knowledge on sources of variability in eye-movement control in reading. Major sources include text characteristics (i.e.1205 avenue...

L1 attrition meets L2 acquisition in successful late bilingualism: reference tracking and executive functions

Thursday, October 1, 2015 10:00to11:30

Reference tracking requires the language user to both infer correct pronoun-referent mappings and dynamically update the discourse model following a change of referent status.Goodman Cancer...

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