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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: Janet  Nicol
Institution: University of Arizona
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  One Mind, Two Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  One Mind, Two Languages
Dissertation Director * of: Alphabetic Processing in English and Spanish
(Patrick Bolger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Morphosyntax and Processing of Number Marking in Yucatec Maya
(Lindsay Butler, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Nature of Syntactic Gender Processing in Spanish: An ERP study
(Polly O'Rourke, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Experimental Syntax: Exploring the effect of repeated exposure to anomalous syntactic structure --evidence from rating and reading tasks
(Jerid Francom, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Deeper than shallow: Evidence for structure-based parsing biases in second-language sentence processing

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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