Academic positions

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science,
University of Rochester (Summer 2014-now)

Visiting Scientist, Brain and Cognitive Sciences,
MIT (Spring 2014)

Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI),
Stanford University (Winter 2014)

Research Associate, Brain and Cognitive Sciences,
University of Rochester (Fall 2013-Spring 2014)


Labs

Kidd Lab (Primary Investigator), Rochester Baby Lab (Co-Director), Rochester Kid Lab (Co-Director)


Education

Ph.D., Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (2013)

M.A., Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (2011)

B.A., Linguistics with Honors, University of Southern California (2007)

B.A. Print Journalism with Honors, Annenberg School, University of Southern California (2007)


Additional training

Summer School in Probabilistic Models of Cognition
UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (2011)

Cognitive Science and Machine Learning Summer School in Pula, Sardinia
Orginizers: UCL, Cambridge, UC Berkeley, Manchester, MPI Bio Cybernetics, & MIT (2010)

Linguistics Society of America (LSA) Summer Institute of Linguistics
Stanford University (2007)

Computer Science Coursework
UC Santa Cruz (2001-02)

Logo Programming Summer Camp
MPCDS New Orleans (1987-90)


Fellowships

Research Fellowship, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University (2014)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation (2008-11)

Presidents' Fellowship, Linguistics Society of America SIL, Stanford University (2007)

Provost's Research Fellowship, University of Southern California (2005-07)


Awards and honors

Google Faculty Research Award in Human-Computer Interaction (2016)

Glushko Dissertation Prize in Cognitive Science, Cognitive Science Society (2014)

Discover Grants for Undergraduate Research, University of Rochester (2014)

Finalist, NIH Director's Early Independence Award (DP5), National Institute of Health (2012, 2013)

Top 100 Science Story of 2012 (#86 – “Why Kids Make Rash Decisions”), Discover Magazine (2012)

Computational Modeling Prize (Perception/Action), Cognitive Science Society (2010)

Student Travel Award (CogSci), Glushko and Samuelson Foundation, National Science Foundation (2009, 2010)

Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, University of Southern California (2007)

First Place, Student Research Symposium (Social Sciences), University of Southern California (2007)

Dean's List, USC College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences (2005-07)

Dean's List, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (2005-07)

Master Tutor Designation, Princeton Review (2003-07)


Invited talks

2016: 30th Center for Visual Science Symposium (The Future of Attention)
Laboratory for Laser Energetics’ Science and Technology Seminar
NYU Developmental Colloquium Series
2015: Lifespan Social-Personality Preconference to the Society of Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Long Beach, CA)
2014: Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting (Montréal, Québec) Glushko Prize Special Session
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen) Language Development Workshop
Neurocuriosity Workshop at le Centre de Recherche Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science Colloqium
Stanford University Semantics and Pragmatics Group
SUNY Buffalo Cognitive Science Colloquium
UC Berkeley Big Data in Psychology Workshop
University of Maryland Cognitive Science Colloquium
Yale Current Work in Developmental Psychology Series
2013: MIT Brain & Cognitive Sciences
NSF Workshop on Attention (Society for Neuroscience pre-meeting)
UC Berkeley Psychology
UC San Diego Psychology
UR Center for Vision Sciences
URMC Neuroscience Retreat
USC Psychology and Linguistics
2011: Laboratory for Laser Energetics’ Science and Technology Seminar
2009: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig) Developmental and Comparative Psychology Colloquium
Stanford Center for Infant Studies Research Talk.


GRANTS

Human Frontier Science Program, 2016 - 2019
"Understanding Curiosity: A combined behavioral, biological, and computational theory"
PI: Jacqueline Gottlieb, Co-PIs: Celeste Kidd & Pierre-Yves Oudeyer
$900,000.00

Google Faculty Research Award, 2016 - 2017
"Testing Computational Models of Curiosity via Touchscreens"
PI: Celeste Kidd
$65,221.00


Professional service

Reviewer:   

Child Development; Cognition; Cognitive Science; Current Biology; Developmental Science; Developmental Psychobiology; Frontiers in Cognition; IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning; Infancy; Journal of Child Language; Journal of Experimental Psychology; Neural Networks; PLoS ONE; Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society; Psychonomic Bulletin and Review; Psychological Science; Translational Psychiatry; Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

Affiliations:   

American Association for the Advancement of Science; Association for Psychological Science; Cognitive Development Society; Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2015 Program Committee Member); International Society on Infant Studies (Review Panel #6 - Cognitive Development); Society for Research in Child Development; Vision Sciences Society.


Previous lab training

Aslin Lab (PI: Richard Aslin), University of Rochester Models of attention and learning (2007-13)
HLP Lab (PI: Florian Jaeger), University of Rochester Computational models of speech (2007-08)
Language Development Lab (PI: Toby Mintz), USC Infant statistical learning and methods (2005-07)
SPAN Group (PIs: Dani Byrd and Shri Narayanan), USC Real-time MRI and models of speech (2006-07)
Phonetics and Phonology Group (PI: Rachel Walker), USC Speech sound assimilation in Kinyarawanda (2005-06)


Collaborators

Richard Aslin, Aslin Lab (Rochester) Attention, learning, and decision-making in infants
Ted Gibson, TedLab (MIT) Cross-cultural differences in children's learning biases
Noah Goodman, Computation and Cognition Lab (Stanford) Response biases in children's early verbal behavior
Jacqueline Gottleib, Gottleib Lab (Columbia) Curiosity and information-seeking behavior
Ben Hayden, Neural Basis of Choice Lab (Rochester) Curiosity, attention, and learning in macaques
Pernille Hemmer, Prime Lab (Rutgers) Learning and memory in children and adults
Julian Jara-Ettinger, Early Childhood Cognition Lab (MIT) Cross-cultural comparisons of learning
Rafael Klorman, Clinical & Social Psychology (Rochester) Early biomarkers of ADHD and attentional deficits
Toben Mintz, Language Development Lab (USC) Learning biases in language development
Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Flowers Lab (INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest) Computational models of curiosity and information-seeking
Steve Piantadosi, colala (Rochester) Computational models of infant behavior


Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

Piantadosi, S.T., & Kidd, C. (2016). Extraordinary intelligence and the care of infants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Piantadosi, S.T., & Kidd, C. (2016). Endogenous or Exogenous? The data don't say. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Kidd, C., & Hayden, B.Y. (2015). Neuroscience and psychology of curiosity. Neuron. 88(3), 449-460.

Jara-Ettinger, J., Gibson, E., Kidd, C., & Piantadosi, S.T. (2015.) Native Amazonian children forego egalitarianism when they learn to count. Developmental Science.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2014.) The Goldilocks effect in infant auditory cognition. Child Development, 85(5):1795-804.

Piantadosi, S.T., Kidd, C., & Aslin, R.N. (2014.) Rich Analysis and Rational Models: Inferring individual behavior from infant looking data. Developmental Science, 17 (3): 321–337.

Kidd, C. (2013.) Rational Approaches to Learning and Development. Ph.D. Thesis, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester.

Kidd, C., Palmeri, H., & Aslin, R.N. (2013.) Rational Snacking: Young children’s decision-making on the marshmallow task is moderated by beliefs about environmental reliability. Cognition, 126, 109-114.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2012.) The Goldilocks Effect: Human infants allocate attention to visual sequences that are neither too simple nor too complex. PLOS ONE. 7(5): e36399.

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2011.) Toddlers use speech disfluencies to predict speakers’ referential intentions. Developmental Science, 14(4): 925–934.

McGovern, G.C., Kidd, C., & Piantadosi, S.T. (2010.) Psychology of authority in quid pro quo sexual harassment cases: 50 years of psychological science demonstrate the influence of authority and social norms. Louisiana Advocates (pp. 14-17). Baton Rouge: Louisiana Association for Justice.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings papers:

Azab, H., Ruskin, D. & Kidd, C. (2016). Adults' guesses on probabilistic tasks reveal incremental representativeness biases. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Marti, L., Piantadosi, S.T. & Kidd, C. (2016). The metacognition of certainty. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Hemmer, P., Persaud, K., Kidd, C., & Piantadosi, S.T. (2015.) Inferring the Tsimane' people's use of color categories from recognition memory. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Macias, C., Yung, A., Hemmer, P., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Memory strategically encodes externally unavailable information. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Partridge, E., McGovern, M., Yung, A., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Young children's self-directed information gathering on touchscreens. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Pelz, M., Piantadosi, S.T., & Kidd, C. (2015.) The dynamics of idealized attention in complex learning environments. Proceedings of the Fifth Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics.

Pelz, M., Yung, A., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Quantifying Curiosity and Exploratory Play on Touchscreen Tablets. Proceedings of the IDC 2015 Workshop on Digital Assessment and Promotion of Children's Curiosity.

Sumner, E., DeAngelis, E., Hyatt, M., Goodman, N., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Toddlers Always Get the Last Word: Recency biases in early verbal behavior. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Wade, S., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Cross-cultural comparison of peer influence on discovery rate during play. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2010.) The Goldilocks Effect: Infantsʼ preference for visual stimuli that are neither too predictable nor too surprising. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2476-2481). [Winner of the Computational Modeling Prize (Perception/Action), Cognitive Science Society]

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2009.) Children’s use of disfluencies for pragmatic inference in lexical development. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1494-1499).

Peer-reviewed book chapter:

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2011.) Learning the Meaning of “Um”: Toddlersʼ developing use of speech disfluencies as cues to speakersʼ referential intentions. In I. Arnon & E.V. Clark (Eds.), Experience, Variation, and Generalization: Learning a First Language (Trends in Language Acquisition Research). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (pp. 91–106).

Under review and in-progress:

Mintz, T.H., Walker, R.L., Welday, A., & Kidd, C. (Under review). Infantsʼ universal sensitivity to vowel harmony and their use of vowel harmony as a cue for segmenting speech.

Piantadosi, S.P., Mahowald, K., Kidd, C., Futrell, R., & Gibson, E. (Under review). Lexical prescriptivism reduces communicative efficiency.

Sumner, E., DeAngelis, E., Hyatt, M., Goodman, N.D.& Kidd, C. (Under review). Toddlers Get the Last Word: Recency drives children's question answering.

Temperley, D., Yung, A. & Kidd, C. (Under review). Listeners prefer melodies of intermediate complexity.

Kidd, C., Blanchard, T., Aslin, R.N., & Hayden, B.Y. (In prep). Curious George: Intrinsic curiosity and information-seeking behavior in monkey learners.

Kidd, C., Blanchard, T., Aslin, R.N., & Hayden, B.Y. (In prep). Probabilistic expectations drive the visual behavior of human infant and monkey learners in the absence of reward reinforcement.

Kidd, C. & Aslin, R.N. (In prep). Infantsʼ rational use of social cues during word learning.


Conference presentations

Talks:

Kidd, C. (2016.) Rational Approaches to Attention and Learning in Infants. 2016 International Congress of Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Pelz, M., & Kidd, C. (2016.) Attentional Switching in Complex Learning Environments: Insights from Computational Modeling and Empirical Work. 2016 International Congress of Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Azab, H., Palmeri, H., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Children utilize coarse representations for generating predictions in probabilistic tasks. CDS 2015: The 9th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, OH.

Hemmer, P., Persaud, K., Kidd, C., & Piantadosi, S.T. (2015.) Inferring the Tsimane' people's use of color categories from recognition memory. CogSci 2015: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.

Partridge, E., McGovern, M., Yung, A., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Young children's self-directed information gathering on touchscreens. CogSci 2015: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.

Pelz, M., Piantadosi, S.T., & Kidd, C. (2015.) The dynamics of idealized attention in complex learning environments. ICDL 2015: Proceedings of the Fifth Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Providence, RI.

Pelz, M., Yung, A., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Quantifying Curiosity and Exploratory Play on Touchscreen Tablets. IDC 2015 Workshop on Digital Assessment and Promotion of Children's Curiosity, Boston, MA.

Sumner, E., DeAngelis, E., Hyatt, M., Goodman, N., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Toddlers Always Get the Last Word: Recency biases in early verbal behavior. CogSci 2015: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.

Kidd, C. (2014.) Rational approaches to learning and development. CogSci 2014: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Montréal, Québec.

Partridge, E., & Kidd, C. (2014.) Investigating learning through touchscreen technology. 2014 International Congress on the Acquisition of Child Language, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Aslin, R.N., Gomez, M., & Kidd, C. (2014.) Rational allocation of attention during word learning in 14-month-olds. 2014 Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS), Berlin, Germany.

Aslin, R.N., Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.P., Blanchard, T., Hayden, B.Y. (2014.) How human infants and macaque monkeys allocate their attention to visual and auditory events. 2014 Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS), Berlin, Germany.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2012.) Infants allocate attention to avoid overly simple and overly surprising word sequences. 2012 Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS), Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Piantadosi, S.T., Kidd, C., & Aslin, R.N. (2012.) Rich modeling and data analysis for infant experimentation. 2012 Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS), Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kidd, C. & Aslin, R.N. (2011.) Learning at a Glance: Infants’ attention to rapid parental social cues for lexical reference. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2011 Biennial Meeting, Montréal, Quebec.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2010.) The Goldilocks Effect: Infants actively seek to maintain a rate of information processing that is “just right”. Computer Science Big Picture Talk Series, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2010.) The Goldilocks Effect: Infants’ preference for visual stimuli that are neither too predictable nor too surprising. CogSci 2010: The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR.

Kidd, C., Piantadosi, S.T., & Aslin, R.N. (2010.) Infants’ looking behavior demonstrates use of rational statistical inference. 2010 International Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore, MD.

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2009.) Children’s use of disfluencies for pragmatic inference in language comprehension. 34th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2009.) Children’s use of disfluencies in first language acquisition. 33rd Stanford Child Language Research Forum, Berkeley, CA.

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2009.) Children’s use of disfluencies in online comprehension. 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA.

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2009.) Children can use disfluencies for word learning. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, San Francisco, CA.

Kidd, C. & Jaeger, T.F. (2008.) Prosodic phrasing and function word pronunciation. Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Posters:

Macias, C., Yung, A., Hemmer, P., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Memory strategically encodes externally unavailable information. CogSci 2015: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.

Wade, S., & Kidd, C. (2015.) Cross-cultural comparison of peer influence on discovery rate during play. CogSci 2015: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.

Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2009.) Children’s use of disfluencies in online comprehension. CogSci 2009: The 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, NL.

Frank, A.F., Kidd, C., Post, M., Van Durme, B., & Jaeger, T.F. (2008.) The web as a psycholinguistic resource. 5th International Workshop on Language Production, Annapolis, MD.

Jaeger, T.F. & Kidd, C. (2008.) Toward a unified model of redundancy avoidance and strategic lengthening. 21st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Chapel Hill, NC.

Kidd-DeFreitas, C. & Welday, A. (2007.) Baby Linguists: Infants attend to complex vowel patterns to understand speech. Faculty sponsors: Toben Mintz & Rachel Walker. 9th Annual Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Works, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Walker, R., Byrd, D., Mpiranya, F., Lee, S., & Kidd-DeFreitas, C. (2006.) The articulation of consonants in Kinyarwanda’s sibilant harmony. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI.

Kidd-DeFreitas, C. & Ronge, B. Silent speech gestures in Kinyarwanda. (2006.) Faculty sponsor: Rachel Walker. 8th Annual Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Works, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Casey, L., Kidd-DeFreitas, C. & Lawyer, L. (2005.) Piecing it apart: Infants using vowel harmony as a tool for sentence parsing. Faculty sponsors: Toben Mintz & Rachel Walker. 7th Annual Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Works, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.


Teaching

Courses:

Development of Mind and Brain, UR BCS/PSY/COG 172, Co-taught with Richard Aslin (Spring 2015, 2016)
Senior Seminar & Honors Senior Seminar, UR BCS 310/311 (Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016)


Teaching assistant:

Statistical Analysis and Experimental Design, UR BCS/PSY 200, Instructor: Dave Knill (Fall 2008, 2009, 2010)
Language Development, UR BCS/LING/PSY 259, Instructor: Ben Faber (Spring 2008)


Guest lectures:

2013: "Learning and Attention" Infant and Early Childhood Cognition MIT BCS 9.85, Instructor: Laura Shultz
"Infant Methods" Behavioral Methods in Cognitive Science UR BCS 511, Instructor: Mike Tanenhaus
"Implicature" Language Development UR BCS/LING/PSY 259, Instructor: Susan Thompson
"Pragmatics" Language Development UR BCS/LING/PSY 259, Instructor: Susan Thompson
2011: "Language Models" Independent Studies in Cognitive Science Empire State College
"Learning Models" Developmental Reading Group UR BCS 395, Instructor: Katie Schuler
"Eyetracking Analysis" Development and Learning Lab UR BCS 205, Instructor: Richard Aslin
2010: "Timecourse Analysis" Development and Learning Lab UR BCS 205, Instructor: Richard Aslin
2009: "Intro to R" Development and Learning Lab UR BCS 205, Instructor: Richard Aslin
"ANOVA and Regression" Statistical Analysis and Experimental Design UR BCS/PSY 200, Instructor: Dave Knill
2008: "Lexical Development" Language Development UR BCS/LING/PSY 259, Instructor: Ben Faber

Tutorials:

Cognitive and neuroscience-focused statistics tutorials for use with all undergrad BCS lab courses (2011-12)
Open-access tutorials in R, timecourse analysis, regression, and significance testing (2009-15)


Community teaching:

Mentor in cognitive science for the Empire State College Independent Study Program (2011)
Children’s art teacher at Orange County Catholic Worker (Isaiah House), shelter for homeless families (2006-07)
Academic tutor, School on Wheels, mobile academic tutoring and support for homeless children in L.A. (2006-07)
Academic and Master SAT tutor for Princeton Review in Orange County, California (2003-07)
Writing and art mentor at Metairie Park Country Day School, gifted kids in grades 3 through 9 (1999-2001)
Co-teacher/ art teacher at the Edisen House Children’s Center in Metairie, La. Ages 1 - 4 (1998-2001)


Supervised students

Graduate students:

Habiba Azab

B.S. Computer Science 2011, New York Institute of Technology – Abu Dhabi Computational models of decision-making

Louis Marti

B.S. Computer Science 2007, University of Maryland
B.S. Psychology 2013, University of Maryland

Causal reasoning, curiosity, and learning

Shirlene Wade

B.A. Psychology and Linguistics 2013, UC San Diego Language and conceptual development

PHD Committees:

Stephen Ferrigno, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (TBD)
Laura Soskey, Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester (TBD)
Suzanne Woodring, Human Development, Warner School of Education, University of Rochester (TBD)
Jennifer Suor, Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester (2016)
Rochelle Hentges, Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester (2015)


Supervised Undergraduate Honors Research Theses:

Carla Macias "Efficient memory encoding in young children" (2016)
Julian Nin "Game theory and decision-making in monkeys" (2015)
Emily Sumner "Computational models of decision-making in young children" (2014-15)
Erin Bojanek "Sensory processing and school functioning in children with autism spectrum disorder" (2013-14)
Eric Partridge "Learning through touchscreen devices" (2013-14)
Mara Hyatt "Response biases and belief representations in two-year-old children" (2013-14)
Emily Sumner "Curiosity and risk-taking in young children" (2013-14)
Maritza Gomez "The role of parental labeling behavior in infants’ early lexical development" (2012-14)
Denise Green "Zipf’s law in American Sign Language (ASL)" (2011-12)
Hillary Snyder "The formation of lexical representations in 7-month-old infants" (2011-12)
Holly Palmeri "Development of shape bias in word learning using an eye-tracking method" (2010-11)
Laura Zimmermann "Infant color preferences: an examination of approach and avoidance motivations" (2010-11)
Jillian Braine "Toddlers use of unfilled pauses in language comprehension" (2009)
Jacqueline Gutman "Children's integration of cues from disfluencies as predictors of lexical novelty" (2009)
Alycia Redlinski "Understanding of intentional and unintentional actions in young children" (2009)
Rosemary Ziemnik "Infants' understanding of intention in a reaching task: an eye-tracking study" (2009)
Laura Zimmermann "Infants' understanding of intentionality" (2008-09)

Research Assistant training and supervision:

Allyssa Abel, Neha Ahuja, Madeleine Chansky, Vivian Choi, Erika DeAngelis, Gisella Diaz, Sarah Elderkin, Maritza Gomez, Makia Green, Claire Hart, Brittany Hopkins, Mara Hyatt, Christine Keck, Elizabeth Leong, Zi-Rou (Jo-Jo) Liew, Caitlin Lischer, Katheryn Lukens, Carla Macias, Holly Palmeri, Eric Partridge, Maddie Pelz, Yaritza Perez, Anetaijia (Tay) Porter-Monroe, Eftinka Prifti, Emily Roemer, Julia Schmidt, Owen Schochet, Kathryn Schuler, Joyce Shin, Hillary Snyder, Laura Socwell, Emily Sumner, Maggie Thyne, Natalia Wannon, Linda Yu, Sarina Zahid, Can (Vicky) Zhao, Rosemary Ziemnik, & Laura Zimmermann.


Press coverage

For selected recent national and international press coverage of research findings, please see the press page.



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