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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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Grants 2006 2022

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

Research Output 1995 2018

3 Citations (Scopus)
Psychotic Disorders
Verbal Learning
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Schizophrenia
Language
1 Citation (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

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

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

Integration of Thought and Action: Arm Weights Facilitate Search Accuracy in 24-Month-Old Children

Arterberry, M. E., Hespos, S. J. & Herth, R. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Infancy. 23, 2, p. 173-193 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arm
Weights and Measures
Wrist
Experimental Psychology
Child Psychology