Splash Biography

ROBIN KARLIN, Third year graduate student in Linguistics

Major: Linguistics

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: G

Picture of Robin Karlin

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Undergrad at UW-Madison; graduate program in linguistics at Cornell; main interests are phonetics and phonology, especially articulation and tone languages

Past Classes

  (Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)

S102: Hearing what you want to hear in Splash Spring 2015 (Apr. 18, 2015)
Do you really perceive a physical reality, or do you experience the world through your brain's filter? In this class we'll look at how your perception of the world around you is influenced by both your brain's physical limitations and its assumptions about the world. We'll demo several experiments to experience the illusions ourselves, focusing especially on the perception of language.