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2005 LSA Institute Linguistic Society of America









Jacques Mehler has been the Directeur de Recherche at C.N.R.S. since 1980, Directeur d'Etudes l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France since 1982, and Editor in Chief, Cognition, International Journal of Cognitive Science since 1972. Before that he was professor, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste, Italy. Recent publications include (with F. Ramus and M. Nespor) “Correlates of Linguistic Rhythm in the Speech Signal,” in Cognition; (with S. Peperkamp) “Spoken and Signed Language: A Unique Underlying System?,” in Language and Speech; (with F. Ramus, M. D. Hauser, C. Miller, and D. Morris) “Language Discrimination by Human Newborns and by Cotton-Top Tamarin Monkeys,” in Science; (with G. LeClec, S. Dehaene, L. Cohen, E. Dupoux, J. B. Poline, S. Léhericy, P.F. van Moortele, and D. LeBihan) “Distinct Cortical Areas for Names of Numbers and Body Parts Independent of Language and Input Modality,” in Neuro Image; (with E. Dupoux, C. Pallier, and K. Kakehi) “New Evidence for Prelexical Phonological Processing in Word Recognition,” in Language and Cognitive Processing; (with L. Bonatti, E. Frot, and R. Zangl) “The Human First Hypothesis: Identification of Conspecifics and Individuation of Objects in the Young Infant,” in Cognitive Psychology; (with M. Peña, L. Bonatti, and M. Nespor) “Signal-Driven Computations in Speech Processing,” in Science; (with C. Pallier, S. Dehaene, J.-B. Poline, D. LeBihan, A.-M. Argenti, and E. Dupoux) “Brain Imaging of Language Plasticity in Adopted Adults: Can a Second Language Replace the First?,” in Cerebral Cortex; (with E. Dupoux and S. Kouider) “Lexical Access without Attention?,” in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; and (with M. Peña, A. Maki, D. Kovacic, G. Dehaene-Lambertz, H. Koizumi, and F. Bouquet) “Sounds and Silence: An Optical Topography Study of Language Recognition at Birth,” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Speech Processing and Language Acquisition: Focus on the First Year of Life | LSA.143
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