We are delighted to tell you that we finally got the funding for the second phase of CROSSING!!! Thank you to everyone who made this possible!!more
From September 27 – 29, 2018 we held the Crossing the borders conference at the University of Potsdam. It was a 3-day conference about the interplay of language, cognition, and the brain in early human development. We brought together researchers from psychology, linguistics, and developmental neuroscience. more
The CROSSING Team applied for a second funding phase for the whole project.
Therefor we had a Begehung in the midst of September 2018 were the single projects presented their results from the first funding phase and their visions and future aims for a possibly second one.
Crossing at the DGPS 2018 (Frankfurt am Main)
Crossing the borders got a poster symposium accepted for the DGPS in Frankfurt in September 2018! For more infos, visit: https://www.dgpskongress.de/ more
ICIS Symposium “Grammar Learning in Infancy“
Together with Judit Gervain, Irene de la Cruz Pavía (Université Paris Descartes / CNRS), Jutta Mueller (University of Osnabrück) and Claartje Levelt (Leiden University), P1 organizes a symposium titled “Grammar learning in Infancy” at the 2018 International Congress of Infant Studies, which will take place June 30th to July 3rd in Philadelphia. more
Crossing the borders in Munich (February 2018)
3nd Meeting of the DFG research unit
From the 14th – 16th of February, 2018 the consortium of Crossing the borders met at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in beautiful Munich. Besides meetings and workshops for our new project-wide shared database there was a roundup of the single Crossing projects and our doctoral students/Post-Docs gave talks presenting the first results of their work.
Interview with Prof. Dr. Isabell Wartenburger
„In the interview with the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI), Prof. Dr. Wartenburger (PI in Crossing the borders) discusses why it is easier for young children to learn a foreign language and how problems in language acquisition can be predicted early in life.
Crossing the borders in Göttingen (May 2017)
2nd Meeting of the research unit
From the 8th – 12th of May, 2017 the whole team of Crossing the borders met at Georg-August-University in Göttingen. The schedule included a scientific writing workshop, a lab tour and lectures with the Mercator Fellows of the project. more
Crossing’s first Poster Session in Potsdam
In Oktober 2016, doctoral students and Postdocs of Crossing presented their upcoming projects at the University of Potsdam within a wonderful poster session.