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Skidmore College
Psychology Department
Erica Wojcik

Erica H. Wojcik
Assistant Professor

Contact Information and Background

Email: ewojcik@skidmore.edu
Phone: 518-580-8306
Office: TLC 106


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

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educating Parents in the Digital Age
  • Language Development
  • Research Methods in Psychology II

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Language acquisition: How do infants and toddlers learn the sounds, words, and grammar of their native language(s)?
  • 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?
  • Memory development: How does our memory change from infancy to childhood to adulthood? How does this change affect language learning?

RANDOM FACT

  • I completed an Ironman triathlon, and I love swimming, cycling, and rowing

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