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School-Age Language Lab

Director
Sally Marinellie

Room
W240A Grover Center

About the Facility
The goal of research in the Child Language Laboratory is to better understand typical and disordered child language development. Ongoing research projects for school-age children and adolescents include investigations related to:

  • Metasemantic development
  • Development of organization of the mental lexicon
  • Complex syntax production and comprehension
  • Influence of genre and mode on syntactic production
  • Improvement of assessment techniques for syntax
  • Written language

Equipment
This laboratory is equipped with state-of-art equipment for child language research, including computers, high-quality audio and video recording devices, transcription equipment, and several up-to-date standardized diagnostic tests.