• 5082 Citations
1986 …2020

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Research Interests

As a developmental scientist,Professor Waxman considers human development, across ages and across cultures. Adopting a cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspective, she focuses on infants’ and young children’s concepts, words, and reasoning. She is also dedicated to building bridges across traditional disciplinary boundaries to focus on pressing issues facing young children and their families.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1985

Psychology, MA, Johns Hopkins University

… → 1981

Occupational Therapy, BS, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1976

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  • Research Output

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Early lexical acquisition in the Wichi language

    Taverna, A. S. & Waxman, S. R., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Child Language.

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  • Open Access
  • Two-year-olds consolidate verb meanings during a nap

    He, A. X., Huang, S., Waxman, S. & Arunachalam, S., May 2020, In : Cognition. 198, 104205.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A little labeling goes a long way: Semi-supervised learning in infancy

    LaTourrette, A. & Waxman, S. R., Jan 2019, In : Developmental Science. 22, 1, e12736.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations