Just before the Christmas holidays, we received the kind of present scientists love to receive at any time of the year, but after the rollercoaster ride that was 2020, this one came as an especially welcome gift: a message saying that Kletskoppen – the child language festival we’ve been organising in Nijmegen for a few […]
I’ve been a keen podcast listener for quite a few years. If I’m completely honest, my listening has mainly been restricted to BBC Radio 4 programmes and their spin-offs, but over the past year or so I’ve spread my podcast wings and started to listen to a wider variety, from the now classic American Serial […]
At the 2in1 project we’re currently looking for students (or recent graduates) to help with various research projects testing bilingual and monolingual children. In particular, we’re looking for native speakers of Dutch, German and Turkish. We’re also looking for a (Research) Masters student to help out with coding and analysing some sentence repetition data. All […]
Kletskoppen is going on tour! On September 29th, we’ll be taking over the central library in The Hague for a special edition of our beloved child language festival. Expect all the usual language science demos and quizzes, and much, much more. I’ll be at the Meet the Expert stand to talk to parents about raising […]
Josje Verhagen, Elise de Bree and I just heard that our paper “Effects of bilingual language use and language proficiency on 24-month-olds’ cognitive control” has been accepted for publication at the Journal of Cognition and Development. Hurrah! In this paper, which is very much Josje’s work, we show that cognitive control performance in bilingual toddlers […]
Just before the summer holidays, the Kletskoppen team was awarded the Faculty of Arts’ Prijs der Humanoria for our child language festival. Here’s me and Kletskoppen coordinator, Pim Franssen, picking up the award (€5000 and this lovely certificate).
Our paper on the role of non-native input is now available online on the Applied Psycholinguistics website (click here). Open Access to follow soon!