27 October 2016

Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies

In the first year of life, baby's are able to identify all sounds in all languages. This ability seems to go away very quickly around the first year. Kuhl's research that the optimal time to learn language sounds is before the first year.

Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies

18 October 2016

Laura Schulz: The surprisingly logical minds of babies

"Never bet against babies..." in one of Schulz's concluding remarks but in her presentation she shows her research evidence that demonstrates the incredible computing power of a baby's mind.

Laura Schulz: The surprisingly logical minds of babies

13 October 2016

Patrícia Medici: The coolest animal you know nothing about...

Medici's sobering question: "...am I studying tapirs and contributing to their conservation, or am I just documenting their extinction?" She then proceeds to share her learning but her ever elusive research topics.

04 October 2016