This commentary argues that to increase diversity in language acquisition research, the field should define specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-defined goals, and prioritize solutions based on their importance, tractability, and neglectedness, ideally in collaboration with a variety of other agents outside the research community.
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The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: A.C. acknowledges financial and institutional support from Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR-16-DATA-0004 ACLEW, ANR-17-EURE-0017, ANR-14-CE30-0003 MechELex); the J. S. McDonnell Foundation Understanding Human Cognition Scholar Award; and the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (ExELang, Grant agreement No. 101001095). We are grateful to Georgia Loukatou and Marvin Lavechin for comments.
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- cross-cultural research
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Language and Linguistics
- Linguistics and Language