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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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infant Social Sciences
Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences
Language Medicine & Life Sciences
Learning Medicine & Life Sciences
event Social Sciences
Cues Medicine & Life Sciences
experiment Social Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2006 2022

infant
ability
language
learning
learning prerequisite
infant
language
ability
learning
learning prerequisite
infant
costs
language
ability
learning

Research Output 1995 2019

Concepts of objects and substances in language

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Names
Language
Daucus carota
Child Development
Mass Nouns
4 Citations (Scopus)
Psychotic Disorders
Verbal Learning
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Schizophrenia
Language
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Anderson, E. M., Chang, Y. J., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Cognition. 176, p. 74-86 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

abstraction
Learning
infant
learning
evidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Cues
experiment
evidence
Research Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

How similar are objects and events?

Wellwood, A., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L., Jun 1 2018, In : Acta Linguistica Academica. 65, 2-3, p. 473-501 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ontology
event
language
evidence
Entity