Developmental Psychology

2023 Feb 28

Psychology Dept Colloquium - Celeste Kidd, Ph.D. ~ U. of California, Berkeley

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

TBA

Celeste Kidd, Ph.D., Assistant Professsor, University of California, Berkeley

The Kidd Lab studies the processes involved in learning and belief formation, starting in infancy, using a combination of computational and behavioral methods. The lab is one of few in the world that combine technologically sophisticated behavioral experiments with computational models in order to broadly understand knowledge acquisition. The Kidd Lab employs a range of methods,...

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2020 Sep 25

Harvest Day

1:00pm

Location: 

Hosted online via ZOOM video conferencing.

Fun and Informative afternoon of brief presentations by our faculty describing their Research.

Sponsored by the Department of Psychology.

2019 Apr 29

LDS Seminar Series

1:30pm

Location: 

WJH 1305
Simge Topaloglu (First Year Talks)
2019 Apr 22

LDS Seminar Series

1:30pm

Location: 

WJH 1305
Maggie Kandel + Akshita Srinivasan (First Year Talks)
2019 Feb 28

Developmental Seminar: Hyowon Gweon (Stanford University)

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

105 William James Hall

TitleSocial Curiosity and Social Learning

Abstract:  Learning does not occur in isolation. From parent-child interactions to formal classroom environments, humans explore, learn, and communicate in rich, diverse social contexts. Rather than simply observing and copying their conspecifics, humans engage in a range of epistemic practices that actively recruit those around them. They query others to acquire useful information, consider others’ mental states to draw inferences that go beyond the evidence, and help others...

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