The Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD) invites proposal submissions for its 10th Biennial Meeting. The central mission of… More
APS convened a group of psychological scientists, linguists, and others in May in Boston, MA to discuss an American Academy of Arts & Sciences report on language learning… More
A sample of new research exploring how children balance informativeness and ease of production when talking and how free choice influences the costs associated with searching for multiple objects… More
Scientists have no hard evidence of how human language evolved, but Lila R. Gleitman illustrates some of the clues that can be gleaned from observing children as they develop their language skills. … More
In the Fred A. Kavli Keynote Address at the 29th APS Annual Convention, APS Fellow Lila R.Gleitman shared her six decades of theoretical and empirical work on the remarkably sophisticated way that children acquire language. See the complete presentation.
A sample of new research exploring perceived misalignment between limb and body movement and links between schooling and children’s cognitive control… More