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How storybook illustrations impact word learning

By Zoe Flack My research area is developmental psychology. In particular, I am investigating how different aspects of storybook reading with preschool children can help (or hinder!) word learning.  Luckily, children like hearing stories, and adults enjoy reading them.  But

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Feeling like an Academic Celebrity: Talks, workshops, and constant sunshine for a month in Australia

By Yasin Koc There are times I spent seven days a week in my office, working until late hours, trying to meet my self-induced deadlines to write another paper or do some more data analysis. Although I always say I

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The Bird Lab in the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

By Christiane Oedekoven   In the Episodic Memory Group (also known as the Bird lab, http://www.sussex.ac.uk/psychology/memory), we are interested in how people remember events and how that is reflected in underlying brain functions. During our recent visit to the annual

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