About the Laboratory for Language Development

Recent news

Feb. 09. 2015
RIKEN issued a press release regarding lab member Andrew Martin's research. Watch it here: RIKEN (External link) [related links]
Jul. 25. 2014
We have now registered over 7,000 participants in our infant and child research.
Oct. 19. 2013
RIKEN issued a press release regarding former lab member Yutaka Sato's research.Watch it here: RIKEN (External link)
Oct. 01. 2013
On Oct. 07, A group of students from Chiba Prefectural Sakura Senior High School visited the lab and had a chance to participate in some experiments.
Jul. 17. 2013
Former lab member and intern Sho Tsuji has been presented with the "Best Student Oral Presentation Award" for her presentation at the International Child Phonology Conference 2013.
Tsuji, S., Mazuka, R., Cristia, A., & Fikkert, P. (2013). Language-general prelexical basis of the labial-coronal perceptual asymmetry: evidence from Dutch and Japanese.
Jun. 13. 2012
Lab Head Reiko Mazuka gave a talk entitled "Exploring the brain through infant language development" as part of the 2011 RIKEN "Human society and science: Brain and mind" event held at the Marunouchi Building Hall (November 26, 2011) Watch it here: youtube.com (External link)
Apr. 6. 2012
On April 4, Senior Vice Minister Tenzo Okumura and Vice Minister Mieko Kamimoto of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) visited BSI.
Dec. 21. 2011
The Linguistic Society of America has issued a press release on lab member Andrew Martin's recent paper in Language (December 10, 2011, EurekAlert).Watch it here: EurekAlert (External link)