Author Archives: Pablo Bernabéu

Pablo Bernabéu
Pablo Bernabeu studied English Philology at Autonomous University of Madrid, with minors in Cognitive Linguistics and Translation. He enjoyed full-year exchanges at University of Jyväskylä, Finland, and University of Barcelona, and taught Spanish for six months in Kaunas, Lithuania. He then moved to the Netherlands for a research master’s in Psycholinguistics at the universities of Radboud and Tilburg, and he’s now conducting his thesis research at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen. His interests concern language, specifically conceptual representation, the give-and-take between perception and abstraction, and evolution.

After Language evolution: The origin, we will go over some of the fundamental substrates of human language. As if mind or anatomy were not broad enough themselves, we will see how a host of structures contributes to language. Each of […]

1 Introduction. Evolutionary linguistics encompasses the origins of language, the change within and across different languages, and the acquisition of language and languages by children and adults (Gong, Shuai, & Zhang, 2014). We shall start framing this voyage by looking […]

Researchers seem to be reassured and perhaps compete in remarking the complexity of their own topics of study. We language scientists, however, can sit back and let our topic do the talking. Phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics are, […]