Tager-Flusberg’s webinar on language in autism now online

30th Apr
See: http://sfari.org/sfari-community/community-blog/webinar-series/2015/webinar-helen-tager-flusberg-explores-language-in-autism/

Why animals don’t get schizophrenia and people do

30th Mar
Isn't this a significant advance in the understanding of schizophrenia as "the price humans paid for language" --as Tim Crow put it in 1997?  In a nutshell, this is how the argument runs in the original paper*. Genes known to be related to schizophrenia sit close to Human Accelerated Regions (HAR), i...

Warmest congratulations…

11th Mar

OSAMCAT publishes a short article by Hinzen, Rosselló and Moya

10th Mar
Take a look at this little piece on language and schizophrenia on the OSAMCAT (Observatori de la salut mental de Catalunya) website: El mirall trencat    

schizophrenia as the price humans paid…

02nd Mar
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150224220013.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed{66237868edf11cf69973b9f41e73a2f4ef75e75b20cb8da5be86bd8152991cd8}3A+sciencedaily{66237868edf11cf69973b9f41e73a2f4ef75e75b20cb8da5be86bd8152991cd8}2Ftop_news{66237868edf11cf69973b9f41e73a2f4ef75e75b20cb8da5be86bd8152991cd8}2Ftop_science+{66237868edf11cf69973b9f41e73a2f4ef75e75b20cb8da5be86bd8152991cd8}28ScienceDaily{66237868edf11cf69973b9f41e73a2f4ef75e75b20cb8da5be86b...

On Person

10th Feb
Can anyone tell me what is wrong with the hypothesis that autistic speech does not grammaticalise Person? I am saying: could the language of autism not be a language where everything is simply 3rd or non-Person?
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