Sean Roberts

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I'm a PhD student at the Language Evolution and Computation (LEC) Research Unit at the University of Edinburgh. I study Evolutionary Approaches to Bilingualism. I am supervised by Simon Kirby, Kenny Smith and Antonella Sorace, supported by an ESRC 1+3 grant.

I have an MA in Artificial Intelligence and Linguistics and an MSc in the Evolution of Language and Cognition, both from the University of Edinburgh.

I am interested in the relationships between language structure and social structure and the development of word learning heuristics.

I blog about my research at Replicated Typo. I have an older blog The Adventures of Auck which discusses bilingualism, codeswitching and language acquisition.