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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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Name: Hadas  Velan
Institution: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Homepage: http://micro5.mscc.huji.ac.il/~frost/Hadas.Velan.html
State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Writing Systems
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Hebrew
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Selected Publications: Cambridge University Vs. Hebrew University: The impact of letter transposition on reading English and Hebrew

The processing of root morphemes in Hebrew: Contrasting localist and distributed accounts.
Courses Taught: Introduction to the Study of Language
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Processes
Academic Paper Abstract: The Processing of Root Morphemes in Hebrew: Contrasting localist and distributed accounts

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