This Summer, Felicia Zhang and I are developing an online course with the Princeton McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. Below is an overview of the course, which will be accessible in Fall, 2018: Two of the biggest challenges for undergraduates in psychology are understanding key concepts in statistics and applying those concepts to analyze … Continue reading online course: intro to stats with R
Reuter, T., Emberson, L. L., Romberg, A. R., & Lew-Williams, C. (in press). Individual differences in nonverbal prediction and vocabulary size in infancy. Cognition. Big thanks to my co-authors, Fernanda Fernandez and Jean Bellamy, and all our participant families!
While prepping teaching materials for Developmental Psychology this semester, I suddenly remembered Taylor Mali. It's been years since I listened to his poetry, but it's still as poignant now as it was back then. (If you're not familiar with his work, I strongly encourage you to check out his website.) In particular, I've been reflecting … Continue reading what teachers make
Here are my abstract and poster for SRCD 2017. This work is currently under review for publication, so stay tuned!
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