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Thursday, 28 February 2019 13:29

Yiya Chen has been awarded a Vici grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Yiya Chen - Melody in speech

Unlike Dutch and English, most languages employ melody not only to add nuance to sentences but also to differentiate between words. How languages do this remains largely unknown. This project will investigate the linguistic, psychological and neural processes underlying the parallel communication of word identity and sentence meaning through melody.

 

 

 

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