Xiaoming Jiang

Tongji University

Dr. Xiaoming Jiang obtained his BS degree in Psychology from the East China Normal University in 2005 and his Ph.D. degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Peking University in 2010. He has been a research fellow in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University, since 2013. His research utilizes experimental methodologies to uncover social aspects of human speech and language processes. While serving as reviewer for nearly 30 international journals, he has published 30 peer-reviewed articles as a leading author on high-impact journals including NeuroImage; Human Brain Mapping; Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience; Cortex; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Neuropsychologia; and Speech Communication. His research on speaker confidence and trustworthiness has been media-covered by the Forbes and the New Scientist.

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This book gives an interdisciplinary perspective on how the language use is shaped by and evolves with human society and how in turn social activities are constructed by the way how language is organized and communicated. With a contribution from multiple neighboring scientific disciplines, this book characterizes fundamental mechanisms, represents wide applications, and introduces state-of-the-art approaches in the modern sociolinguistic research. Three unique questions are asked and addressed by eight independent chapters: (1) the diversity and dynamics of the language use in multilingualism, human development, and organizational change; (2) the application of linguistic analysis to society, policy planning, and health education; and (3) the new approaches to sociolinguistics with an emphasis on communicative and cognitive aspects of language use.

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