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Ellen M. Markman

Stanford University William James Fellow Award Ellen Markman’s work has covered a range of issues in cognitive development. She conducted some of the pioneering research on the development of comprehension […]... More>


Observation

Four APS Fellows Elected to NAS

Five psychological scientists, including four APS Fellows, are among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of their contributions and achievements in original research. ... More>


Janellen Huttenlocher

University of Chicago (retired) William James Fellow Award In a remarkable career, Janellen Huttenlocher has published on a range of research topics, including language, spatial coding in adults and children, […]... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Robert Glaser

Robert Glaser, founding director of the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) and Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Pittsburgh, passed away on February 4, 2012. ... More>


The Road to Language Learning Is Iconic

Languages are highly complex systems and yet most children seem to acquire language easily, even in the absence of formal instruction. New research on young children’s use of British Sign Language (BSL) sheds light on some of the mechanisms that may endow children with this amazing ability. ... More>