Focus Publication – April 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for April 2018 is: Carrie, E., & McKenzie, R. M. (2018) American or British? L2 speakers’ recognition and evaluations of accent features of English. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 39(4), 313-328. ABSTRACT Recent language attitude research has attended to the processes involved in identifying and evaluating spoken language varieties. This article investigates… Read more »

CFP – “Frontiers in Psychology” Special Issue on Gossip

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Frontiers in Psychology will be publishing a Special Issue on “Why People Gossip and What it Brings About: Motives for, and Consequences of, Informal Evaluative Information Exchange.” The call for papers is available at https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/7666/why-people-gossip-and-what-it-brings-about-motives-for-and-consequences-of-informal-evaluative-infor The deadline for abstract submissions is August 24, 2018, and full paper submissions will be due on Nov 23, 2018. Submissions can be… Read more »

Focus Publication – February/March 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for February/March 2018 is: Vincze, L., Gasiorek, J., & Dragojevic, M. (2017). Little chance for divergence: The role of interlocutor language constraint in online bilingual accommodation. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 27(3), 608–620. doi: 10.1111/ijal.12164   ABSTRACT Drawing on communication accommodation theory, the present paper explored how affective (i.e. identity related) and… Read more »

IALSP Member Publications – July to December 2017

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As part of an ongoing effort to promote the research conducted by IALSP members, this is a biannual post highlighting member publications. Here, you can download a list of research by IALSP members that was published between July and December of 2017. IALSP Member Publications July to December 2017 [PDF]

Focus Publication – January 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for January 2018 is: Penzel, I. B., Persich, M. R., Boyd, R. L., & Robinson, M. D. (2017). Linguistic evidence for the failure mindset as a predictor of lifespan longevity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51(3), 348-355. ABSTRACT Background: When people think that their efforts will fail to achieve positive outcomes, they sometimes… Read more »