Language Development

PBS: Parents may be using “baby-talk” when speaking to infants with the goal of making it easier for babies to understand, but a new Japanese study shows this may have the opposite effect. Two research teams, one in Japan and one in Paris, published their findings in Psychological Science to determine More

APS Fellows Roberta M. Golinkoff (University of Delaware) and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University) will receive the 2015 APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for their collaborative research on language, literacy, education, and spatial development. Golinkoff and Hirsh-Pasek changed the field of developmental psychology in the late 1980s when they introduced More