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Research Interests

Focuses on the earliest evidence of our cognitive capacities in infancy and describes what changes over development.

Education/Academic qualification

Developmental Psychology, PhD, Emory University

… → 1996

Cognitive Psychology, MA, Emory University

… → 1993

Psychology, BA, Reed College

… → 1990

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  • Research Output

    Concepts of objects and substances in language

    Rips, L. J. & Hespos, S. J., Aug 15 2019, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 26, 4, p. 1238-1256 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 9 Scopus citations

    Comparison within pairs promotes analogical abstraction in three-month-olds

    Anderson, E. M., Chang, Y. J., Hespos, S. & Gentner, D., Jul 2018, In : Cognition. 176, p. 74-86 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Five-month-old infants have expectations for the accumulation of nonsolid substances

    Anderson, E. M., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L. J., Jun 2018, In : Cognition. 175, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    How similar are objects and events?

    Wellwood, A., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L., Jun 2018, In : Acta Linguistica Academica. 65, 2-3, p. 473-501 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations