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Differential argument realization in Abui
This paper discusses differential argument realization in Abui, a Papuan language (Eastern Indonesia) with semantic alignment (in terms of Donohue and Wichmann 2008; Kratochvíl 2011). The paper examines the roles of ...
Singapore literature in English : an annotated bibliography
(National Library Board Singapore and Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 2008)
'The National Library Board (NLB) is pleased to publish Singapore Literature in English : An Annotated Bibliography with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Compiled by ...
Economics of training: market failure and government intervention
(World Scientific, 2011)
Abstract not available.
Dialect adaptation and two dimensions of tune
Adaptation to an unfamiliar dialect of one’s native language presents a special case for prosodic learning, since most other aspects of the grammar are held constant. This study explores the representation of two dimensions ...
Preattentive extraction of abstract auditory rules in speech sound stream : a mismatch negativity study using lexical tones
Background. Extraction of linguistically relevant auditory features is critical for speech comprehension in complex auditory environments, in which the relationships between acoustic stimuli are often abstract and ...
Spatio-temporal dynamics of automatic processing of phonological information in visual words
Sensory-specific cortices appear to be sensitive to information from another modality. Here we investigate whether the human brain automatically extracts the phonological information in visual words in early visual processing. ...
Art and design pedagogy for tomorrow’s lifelong learners
Globalization, the knowledge economy, and advances in technologies have changed the way we live and work. They demand a new generation of graduates who can adapt to the new and constantly changing environment and yet ...
Studying Southeast Asian religious conflicts : bringing back religion
The study of Southeast Asian religious conflicts paradoxically downplays the role of religion in these struggles in favour of essentially nationalist grievances. New insights from the natural sciences suggest that religion ...
South Africa beyond Mandela
As South Africans hold vigil for their iconic hero Nelson Mandela, the country ponders what lies ahead in the post-Mandela years. While the answer is quite apparent, it may not be what many would prefer.
Religious harmony in Indonesia : need for new approaches
Religious intolerance continues to bedevil Indonesia. Although the Indonesian constitution is committed to protecting religious freedom, there are certain laws and official actions that do not. Policymakers need to be ...