The best paper in Language 2019 award was given to “The noun-verb distinction in established and emergent sign systems” written by (pictured above, clockwise from upper left) Natasha Abner, Molly Flaherty, Katelyn Stangl, Marie Coppola, Diane Brentari, and Susan Goldin-Meadow. This article was featured in Language Volume 25, Number 2.
Their article discussed emergent sign systems and highlighted important findings, including: a noun-verb distinction in human communication and how the distinction emerges and develops in a new sign language.
Congratulations to our lab director Dr. Coppola and the other authors as well!
Do you have a child with hearing loss between the ages of 2.5-5.5?
Do you live in CT, MA, or RI?
Does your child use spoken English to communicate?
Do you want to be a part of an innovative research project?
If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, consider participating in a new project with UConn’s Study of Language and Math!
Dr. Marie Coppola’s Language Creation Lab is looking for new research assistants to work on their Study of Language and Math (SLaM) project! The project investigates how language impacts children’s number knowledge and math achievement. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in research, psychology, language acquisition, deaf studies, etc.! Only apply if you can commit to a minimum of two semesters. Please fill out the application and email both email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 4/26!
For more information, please visit their website!