• 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Iain's research interests focus on generative syntax, language acquisition, and music. Iain's research is broadly situated within the paradigm of Universal Grammar and investigates how the computational features of the mind are used to structure experience.

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Research Outputs

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference proceeding contribution

Like dishwashing detergents, all analogies are not the same: a commentary on Ambridge (2020)

Koring, L., Giblin, I., Thornton, R. & Crain, S., 6 Feb 2020, In : First Language. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The spontaneous eMERGEnce of recursion in child language

    Giblin, I., Zhou, P., Bill, C., Shi, J. & Crain, S., 2019, BUCLD 43: Proceedings of the 43rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Brown, M. M. & Dailey, B. (eds.). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, Vol. 1. p. 270-285 16 p. (Boston University Conference on Language Development).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

    Open Access

    Listener expertise enhances intelligibility of vocalisations in Death Metal music

    Olsen, K. N., Thompson, W. F. & Giblin, I., Jun 2018, In : Music Perception. 35, 5, p. 527-539 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    110 Downloads (Pure)

    Text-setting and syncopation

    Giblin, I., 2017, A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky. Halpert, C., Kotek, H. & van Urk, C. (eds.). Cambridge: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, p. 381-390

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter