Jun 23, 2022 • 44M

51 - Elika Bergelson: How Babies Learn Words

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Stanford Psychology Podcast
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Anjie chats with Dr. Elika Bergelson. Elika is a Crandall Family Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University.  Her research aims to understand the interplay of processes during language acquisition. In this episode, Elika shares a recent perspective piece titled: “The comprehension boost in early word learning: Older infants are better learners”. Elika talks about how babies learn words, and how researchers get to know what babies know. 

You can read the article we discussed here: 


To learn more about Elika’s research, you can visit her lab’s website: https://bergelsonlab.com/

or follow them on twitter @bergelsonlab).