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Social Feedback Loop Aids Language Development

Verbal interactions between parents and children create a social feedback loop important for language development, but that loop appears to be weaker and less frequent in interactions with autistic children. ... More>


Children’s Language Advantage

Why are children more successful at learning a new language compared to adults? Elissa Newport has devoted her career to studying human language acquisition, including the learning differences between children […]... More>


Observer Article

Achieving ‘Good Article’ Status in Wikipedia

Psychology professor Paula Marentette helped her students achieve a coveted designation on the collaborative online encyclopedia. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring language development in children born small for gestational age; self-worth, pain endurance, and self-injury; and heritability of experiencing pleasant events and depressive symptoms. ... More>


Observation

Rayner to Receive 2014 William James Fellow Award

APS Fellow Keith Rayner has been named a 2014 William James Fellow Award recipient for his contributions to the basic science of psychology. ... More>