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Niels O. Schiller

Professor of Psycho- and Neurolinguistics

Projects

Grammatical features (gender, number, etc.)

grammatical featuresIn a variety of studies, we are investigating how grammatical properties of a language, such as grammatical gender, number or classifiers, are represented in the language processing system. 

Recently, we investigated a couple of non-western languages such as Konso (gender-number interaction) and Mandarin Chinese (classifiers). We also studied the transfer of grammatical gender properties from a first to a second language with Dutch-English bilinguals.