P&N Welcomes Elika Bergelson

Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Department welcomes Elika Bergelson, who will be joining P&N as a new assistant professor on July 1, 2016.

Dr. Bergelson received her PhD in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the University of Rochester. Her research examines word learning in infants, using eyetracking and corpus methods. Her work focuses on the interactions between language acquisition and cognitive development, and on the influence of infants' linguistic, visual, and social environments on early learning.

Link to her current website:

http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/people/ebergelson/