Read our most recent research news and lab highlights!
- The IU Newsroom interviewed Linda Smith about her research on infant learning using head-mounted cameras to capture children's everyday experiences. Check out the video to hear Linda talk more about the research and see a child scientist in action! Click here to read more about how footage collected from a child's point of view is helpful to AI researchers.
The National Science Foundation's Discovery Files highlighted recent work from the lab on "Infant Word Associations." Watch the video here!
Elizabeth Clerkin was interviewed about her research in the lab on the National Science Foundation's Discovery Files podcast. Hear clips from her interview on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or Amazon.
Elizabeth Clerkin and Linda Smith were interviewed about their PNAS 2022 paper. Read more here from the IU Newsroom: New insights on infant word learning reported in IU study.
OneZero, a Medium publication about tech and science, interviewed Linda Smith for input in a story written by Elizabeth Preston entitled, Baby Headcams Reveal the World That Infants Actually See
Listen to Linda Smith's CVPR 2020 Embodied AI Workshop Talk via youtube link.
Linda Smith discusses 'Common sense and the visual experiences of toddlers' at the CVPR 2020 Workshop on June 15th. Find it here.
Linda Smith converses about 'Sight, sounds, hands: Learning object names from the infant point of view', recorded for the CVPR Sight and Sound 2020 workshop. Listen to it here.
Linda Smith talks with Cody Kommers on his podcast talk show, Cognitive Revolution. The episode is entitled #9: Linda B. Smith on Making the Best Local Decisions. Here is the iTunes link.
Listen to this podcast entitled, The Kids Episode, with Dr. Linda Smith discussing how infants acquire language on The Btown Lowdown.
Linda Smith has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in pioneering research work. She is the first woman at IU to be named to the academy since Elinor Ostrom received the honor in 2001.
Congratulations Linda Smith, winner of the 2019 Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psycologists -- one of the most distinguished societies of psychology. Read about it HERE!
From the American Psychological Association, Monitor on Psychology: Making a Thinking Machine
From The Limestone Post: What do Babies Know? IU Scientists say 'More Than You Think'
Linda Smith has received the prestigious 2018 APS William James Fellow Award. This award honors internationally regarded scientists for "their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology."
From The Atlantic Magazine: How to Predict a Baby's First Word.
From the IU Bloomington Newsroom: Babies' first words can be predicted based on visual attention.
News about our student, Braden King: Passage to India and a Future in Focus.
Cover story from the IU Alumni Magazine: Building Blocks.
From Pacific Standard Magazine: Children hear more unique words when adults read to them than in ordinary conversation.