Topic: Department of Linguistics

A New Look at Language Delay in Children With Autism

April 2, 2015

A new study by a linguistics professor and an alumnus from The University of Texas at Austin sheds light on a well-known linguistic characteristic of autistic children their reluctance to use pronouns paving the way for more accurate diagnostics.

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Short Words Predict Academic Success

Jan. 7, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas The smallest, most forgettable words in admissions essays can tell us in advance how students will perform in college, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reveals.

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Disappearing Acts: Arctic Ice, Languages, 3D Objects

April 10, 2013
Disappearing Acts: Arctic Ice, Languages, 3D Objects

Professor Ken Dunton talks about the changing arctic in a video picked up by The Atlantic. See the video and read more major media hits by UT researchers.

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Renowned Scholars to Discuss Life of Computing Pioneer Alan Turing at Centenary Symposium

June 22, 2012

Event: Three prominent scholars will discuss the life and contributions of Alan Turing at a symposium commemorating the centennial of his birth. Turing was one of the earliest pioneers of computer science and artificial intelligence.

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Do you speak Texan?

May 7, 2012
Do you speak Texan?

Despite drastic changes to the iconic accent, most Texans will continue to use their twang in the right situation, says linguist Lars Hinrichs.

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