Dimitrios Skordos, PhDPhD in Linguistics University of Delaware, USA
Areas of Research
My main research interests include language development, the development of logical and pragmatic inference in children, and the psychology of language more generally. I investigate these topics using interdisciplinary research methods including tools drawn from theoretical linguistics and developmental psychology.
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Students interested in pursuing an MA in Linguistics, specializing in the acquisition of meaning in (first) language development and particularly how children make inferences (broadly construed) when comprehending language. Some background in linguistics, cognitive/developmental psychology and/or quantitative methods is desirable. Willingness to work with children aged 2 to 6 is essential.
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