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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: Postdoc in Cognitive Science

Author: Chris Sandy

FYI Body: The Institute for Research in Cognitive Science at the University
of Pennsylvania provides opportunities for several postdoctoral
fellows in Cognitive Science. These fellows pursue their own
research, collaborate with IRCS faculty and students, and act as
a bridge across the various disciplines represented in Cognitive

To apply for a postdoctoral fellowship, please visit the IRCS
Postdoctoral Fellow Application website at:


We are currently accepting applications for fellowships beginning
September 1, 1997. The deadline for applications is February 1,
1997. The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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