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Professor Gert Westermann

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  1. Forthcoming

    Curiosity and Exploration

    Bazhydai, M., Twomey, K. & Westermann, G., 31/03/2021, (Accepted/In press) Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development. Benson, J. B. (ed.). 2nd ed. ed. Elsevier

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  2. Published

    Curiosity-based learning in infants: A neurocomputational approach

    Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 1/07/2018, In: Developmental Science. 21, 4, 13 p., e12629.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Different novelties revealed by infants’ pupillary responses

    Chen, Y-C. & Westermann, G., 22/06/2018, In: Scientific Reports. 8, 8 p., 9533.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Dissociating associative and motor aspects of action understanding: processing of dual-ended tools by 16-month-old infants.

    Ní Choisdealbha, A., Westermann, G., Dunn, K. & Reid, V., 03/2016, In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 34, 1, p. 115-131 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Early Word Learning

    Westermann, G. (ed.) & Mani, N. (ed.), 10/11/2017, London: Routledge. 161 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  6. Published

    Emergent modularity and U-shaped learning in a constructivist neural network learning the English past tense

    Westermann, G., 1998, Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Gernsbacher, M. A. & Derry, S. J. (eds.). Mahwah, N.J.: LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC PUBL, p. 1130-1135 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  7. Published

    Epistemic curiosity in social learning: Infants’ active information seeking in situations of referential uncertainty

    Bazhydai, M., Thomas, H., Westermann, G. & Parise, E., 9/03/2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Posterpeer-review

  8. Published

    ERP correlates of two separate top-down mechanisms in visual categorization

    Linnert, S., Reid, V. M. & Westermann, G., 10/2016, In: International Journal of Psychophysiology. 108, p. 83 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  9. Published

    Evidence of rapid correlation-based perceptual category learning by 4-month-olds

    Mareschal, D., Powell, D., Westermann, G. & Volein, A., 12/2005, In: Infant and Child Development. 14, 5, p. 445-457 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Evolution of an optimal lexicon under constraints from embodiment

    Zuidema, W. & Westermann, G., 2003, In: Artificial Life. 9, 4, p. 387-402 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Experience-dependent brain development as a key to understanding the language system

    Westermann, G., 04/2016, In: Topics in Cognitive Science. 8, 2, p. 446-458 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Extraneous visual noise facilitates word learning

    Twomey, K. E., Ma, L. & Westermann, G., 20/07/2017, Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 3404-3409 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  13. Published

    From altered synaptic plasticity to atypical learning: a computational model of Down syndrome

    Tovar Y Romo, A. E., Westermann, G. & Torres, A., 1/02/2018, In: Cognition. 171, p. 15-24 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    From Curiosity, to Wonder, to Creativity: a Cognitive Developmental Psychology Perspective

    Bazhydai, M. & Westermann, G., 4/09/2020, Wonder, education, and human flourishing: Theoretical, empirical, and practical perspectives. Schinkel, A. (ed.). Amsterdam: VU University Press, p. 144-182 39 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  15. Published

    From parts to wholes: mechanisms of development in infant visual object processing

    Westermann, G. & Mareschal, D., 03/2004, In: Infancy. 5, 2, p. 131-151 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    From perceptual to language-mediated categorization

    Westermann, G. & Mareschal, D., 19/01/2014, In: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 369, 1634, 20120391.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Unpublished

    How Perceived Emotions Infuence Toddlers' Word Learning

    Ma, L., Twomey, K. & Westermann, G., 6/09/2018, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  18. Published

    Implicit vs. explicit learning in German noun plurals

    Kovic, V., Westermann, G. & Plunkett, K., 2008, In: Psihologija. 41, 4, p. 387-411 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Improving the generalizability of infant psychological research: The ManyBabies model

    Visser, I., Bergmann, C., Byers-Heinlein, K., Dal Ben, R., Duch, W., Forbes, S., Franchin, L., Frank, M. C., Geraci, A., Hamlin, J. K., Kaldy, Z., Kulke, L., Laverty, C., Lew-Williams, C., Mateu, V., Mayor, J., Moreau, D., Nomikou, I., Schuwerk, T., Simpson, E. A. & 8 others, Singh, L., Soderstrom, M., Sullivan, J., van den Heuvel, M. I., Westermann, G., Yamada, Y., Zaadnoordijk, L. & Zettersten, M., 10/02/2022, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 45, e35.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  20. Published

    In search of the developmental mechanisms of multi-sensory integration

    Mareschal, D., Westermann, G. & Althaus, N., 2012, Multisensory Development. Bremner, A., Lewkowicz, D. & Spence, C. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 342-359 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  21. Published

    Infants learn to follow gaze in stages: Evidence confirming a robotic prediction

    Silverstein, P., Feng, J., Westermann, G., Parise, E. & Twomey, K., 25/11/2021, In: Open Mind. 5, p. 174–188 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Infants' sensitivity to the congruence of others' emotions and actions

    Hepach, R. & Westermann, G., 05/2013, In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 115, 1, p. 16-29 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Infants’ information seeking in a category exploration task

    Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 28/05/2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Speech

  24. Published

    Investigating the association between children’s screen media exposure and vocabulary size in the UK

    Taylor, G., Monaghan, P. & Westermann, G., 1/01/2018, In: Journal of Children and Media. 12, 1, p. 51-65 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Labels constructively shape object categories in 10-month-old infants

    Althaus, N. & Westermann, G., 11/2016, In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 151, p. 5-17 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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