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    September 10, 2018

    Byron Ahn and Laura Kalin: Friendship and Collaboration Drive Innovation in Linguistics

    “How many languages are there in the world?” asked Assistant Professor of Linguistics Byron Ahn. “One way to answer that question, with a certain definition of language, is, ‘As many people as there are in the world.’” He explained that the mind absorbs linguistic data, meaning native speaker intuitions about which sentences count as acceptable, […]