In the 52nd annual Robert D. Klein Lecture on Tuesday, psychology professor Iris Berent argued that human language is a product of a specialized biological system, that we are are innately equipped with a language instinct.
Research from Northeastern professor of psychology Iris Berent and her colleagues finds that spoken language and motor systems are intricately linked—though not in the way that has been widely believed.
New research out of Northeastern psychology professor Iris Berent’s lab suggests that humans’ capacity for creating language is encoded in our brains as a universal set of rules.
All animals communicate, but human language is uniquely structured. In her new book, The Phonological Mind, psychology professor Iris Berent asks why that is.
New research from psychology professor Iris Berent shows that dyslexia may stem from a difficulty processing the basic units of language.
Psychology professor Iris Berent is using both behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to investigate whether our ability to learn language is present at birth.
Linguistics professor on quest to advance theory that humans have special instinct for language
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