2020: Jia Judy Yang, Milestone Book Selection

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2020: Jia Judy Yang, Milestone Book Selection

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Year of Recognition

1-1-2020

Recognition

Promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Book Selection

The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition, by Michael Tomasello

Why the honoree chose the book

This book helps me rethink how language study is part of the larger process of learning culturally defined cognitive behaviors. Also, having different perspectives in the same situation is key for cognitive development and aids in memory construction.

2020: Jia Judy Yang, Milestone Book Selection

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