The UCLA Linguistics Department is one of the world's leading centers for the scientific study of language. The expertise of the faculty includes the traditional core areas of phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics, as well as the interdisciplinary fields of psycholinguistics, language acquisition, and mathematical linguistics. The faculty also includes specialists in African and Native American languages. The UCLA Phonetics Laboratory and the UCLA Psycholinguistics Laboratory are located in the department. The department publishes three types of working Papers: UCLA Working Papers in Linguistics, UCLA Occasional Papers in Linguistics, and UCLA Working Papers in Phonetics. Papers in the UCLA Working Papers in Phonetics are published in this repository.