CUNY 2017

Here are my abstract and poster for CUNY 2017. Our experiment was a first attempt to test a direct, causal relation between prediction and learning. We find that prediction itself doesn't explain how children learn novel words, but 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds who predict and redirect attention toward the novel referent were more successful in learning. That being said, learning 12 … Continue reading CUNY 2017

NSF success!

I'm very pleased to announce that I've received an NSF graduate fellowship. If you'd like, you can read my research statement here. So many people helped me with this - my advisors, my labmates, and the other students in my writing workshop - and I owe them a huge debt of gratitude. Their support and critical feedback really … Continue reading NSF success!