(and his Netscape-compatible web page!)
Professor and Chair
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Undergraduate Studies (2018-2019)
Intro. to Psychology (Psych 1); about 1x/year
Cognitive Development (Psych 281; some spring semesters);
Proseminar in Cognitive Development (Psych 600-302; offered every 3 years);
Topics in Development: Language Acquisition (Psych 280)
Independent Research (Psych 399; offered all the time)
Courses I may do again one day:
Perceptual Learning (Psych 211/739)
Applied Biophysics: Resurrection of the Minor Rodents (Bio 831)
Coffee Tastes Better After Passing Through a Civet, Relative to Broccoli (Bio 738)
Barky Spice: How Cinnamon Changed History, and Waffles (Hist 122)
Research Interests: How children learn language, focusing on infants and toddlers. Word recognition and lexical representation in infants and young children; lexical and phonological categorization. Perceptual experiments with infants, acoustic measurements of infant-directed speech, statistical analyses of infant-directed speech corpora, perceptual category learning in adults.
I will be looking for a new PhD student this fall. (especially one with computational / modeling / statistical skills.)
(whose inter-whereabouts are known to this office)|
Sho Tsuji (LSCP Paris / RIKEN)
Frans Adriaans (Utrecht)
Elika Bergelson (Duke)
Suzanne van der Feest (CUNY)
Gary Lupyan (UW-Madison)
Sarah Creel (UCSD)
Carolyn Quam (Portland State)
Chandan Narayan (York)
Martijn Goudbeek (Tilburg)
press announcements, or, who's for vulgarization?
Q to self: where does absurd newspaper filler material come from? Why, from the pages of QJEP of course!
WHYY public radio's Maiken Scott interviews Elika Bergelson and Daniel Swingley on the Newsworks program, to talk about research reported in PNAS in Feb 2012.
Report on Bergelson & Swingley on France 2's news program:
Shoutout to Lupyan & Swingley in the NYT Magazine. Nota bene: our study was about finding something in a complex scene in front of you (like a supermarket aisle), not about remembering where you put your keys.