Workshop on Infant Language Development

The Lisbon Baby Lab of the Center of Linguistics of the University of Lisbon is pleased to announce the 6th edition of the Workshop on Infant Language Development (WILD). The overarching goal of WILD is to bring together scientists with different perspectives and methodological approaches to the study of early language and cognitive development. The meeting will be held between June 19th and 21st, 2024, in Lisbon, Portugal.

WILD has been created to highlight recent research on a wide range of topics within monolingual and bilingual development, including speech perception and production; word learning; the development of syntax, morphology, and pragmatics; brain mechanisms and first language acquisition; recent advances in infant brain imaging techniques (i.e., EEG, MEG, NIRS); atypical language development; language and cognition; early bilingualism; multilingual development; the role of culture in language development; gestures and non-verbal communication in infants and toddlers; the acquisition of sign language.

WILD is an in person event. There will be no option for virtual presentations or attendance.

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