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Baby talk words build language skills
The more baby talk words that infants are exposed to the quicker they grasp language, a study suggests.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Languages, love and feminist philosophy
Researchers from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences will take the stage at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Linguistics professor to inspire new generation of students at Summer Showcase
Geoff Pullum will make the case for why the study of linguistics matters at the British Academy event for schools and colleges
Edinburgh undergraduate linguistics conference is a huge success
Students from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences organised the sell-out 2018 conference for the Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain (ULAB)
Edinburgh International Science Festival: Am I really speaking?
Create your own language with researchers from the Centre for Language Evolution and learn how bilingualism can help children’s development with Antonella Sorace at the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival
Cognitive Science Society elects linguistics professor to Governing Board
Kenny Smith is appointed to the Cognitive Science Society Governing Board
Linguistic Society of America Award honours lecturer
Jennifer Culbertson is co-author of paper winning the Best Paper in Language 2017 Award
World University Rankings 2018
All of the School’s subjects rank top 5 in the UK and top 30 in the world in the Times Higher Education results
Risk of oversharing in conversation increases with age
The risk of oversharing in conversation – or providing a listener with too much irrelevant detail – increases as we age, research suggests
Athena SWAN Bronze Award
The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences has achieved its first Athena SWAN Bronze award for supporting gender equality.