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Skidmore College
Psychology Department
Erica Wojcik

Erica H. Wojcik
Assistant Professor

CONTACT

Email: ewojcik@skidmore.edu
Phone: 518-580-8306
Office: TLC 152

EDUCATION

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of British Columbia
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M. S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B. A., Princeton University

COURSES TAUGHT AT SKIDMORE

  • SSP 100 The Nature/Nurture Myth: What Really Makes Us Who We Are
  • PS 206 Developmental Psychology
  • PS 303 Statistics and Research Methods II
  • PS 338 Language Development
  • PS 352 Meeting of the Minds – Free Will

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Language acquisition: How do infants and toddlers learn the sounds, words, and grammar of their native language(s)?
  • Ecological approaches to development: How can we use naturalistic observation to help us understand learning in the real world?
  • Early word learning: How do toddlers learn the meanings of their first words?
  • Semantic knowledge: How do young children learn about the world, and how do they organize that information in their minds?
  • Statistical learning: How do infants, toddlers and adults use patterns in the world around them to learn about language, objects, and events?

FUN FACT

  • I can complete a New York Times crossword puzzle in under four minutes.

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