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ALLELE: “Darwin’s Insight” (Morten Christiansen)
February 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Morten H. Christiansen – Cornell University
“Darwin’s Insight: The Cultural Evolution of Language”
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:30 PM
Morten H. Christiansen is Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Cognitive Science Program at Cornell University as well Senior Scientist at the Haskins Labs and Professor in the Department of Language and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark. He is the author of more than 170 scientific papers and has edited four books. His research focuses on the interaction of biological and environmental constraints in the processing, acquisition and evolution of language, using a combination of computational, behavioral, and cognitive neuroscience methods. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and delivered the 2009 Nijmegen Lectures.