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amyboothpicAmy Booth is Principal Investigator of the Little Learners Lab. She is also a Professor of Psychology in the Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998.

Young children vary widely in their skills and motivation for learning. Dr. Booth is interested in understanding the origins of this variability, as well as its consequences for children’s language development and school readiness.

The Little Learners Lab is located in Jesup 308.

An Article got Published

Our article “Parents’ causal talk: Links to children’s causal stance and emerging scientific literacy” was published in Developmental Psychology. It explores the potential contribution of parents’ causal talk to preschooler’s emerging scientific literacy and related interests. We have been hard at work on this project and are pleased that we have added to the understanding...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 in News | Comments Off on An Article got Published


CNN Wrote About our Work

CNN has recently posted an article on research conducted by our very own doctoral student, Margaret Shavlik, about book preferences in children. Check it out! https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/15/health/children-causal-storybook-reading-wellness/index.html... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, June 4th, 2020 in News | Comments Off on CNN Wrote About our Work


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