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Professor Gert Westermann

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    “I don’t know but I know who to ask”: 12-month-olds actively seek information from knowledgeable adults

    Bazhydai, M., Westermann, G. & Parise, E., 1/09/2020, In: Developmental Science. 23, 5, 10 p., e12938.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    12-month-olds actively seek information from a more knowledgeable social partner

    Bazhydai, M., Westermann, G. & Parise, E., 2019.

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

  4. Published

    A constructivist dual-representation model of verb inflection

    Westermann, G., 2000, Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Gleitman, L. R. & Joshi, A. K. (eds.). Mahwah, N.J. : LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC PUBL, p. 977-982 6 p.

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

  5. Published

    A constructivist neural network model of German verb inflection in agrammatic aphasia

    Westermann, G., Willshaw, D. & Penke, M., 1999, Ninth International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN99). Edison: INST ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS INSPEC INC, p. 916-921 6 p.

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

  6. Published

    A learned label modulates object representations in 10-month-old infants

    Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 3/08/2016, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D. & Trueswell, J. C. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 680-685 6 p.

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

  7. Published

    A neural network model of curiosity-driven categorization

    Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 13/08/2015. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  8. Published

    A Neurocomputational Approach to Trained and Transitive Relations in Equivalence Classes

    Tovar, A. E. & Westermann, G., 18/10/2017, In: Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 15 p., 1848.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    A neurocomputational model of the effect of learned labels on infants’ object representations

    Capelier-Mourguy, A., Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 3/08/2016, Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.. Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D. & Trueswell, J. C. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 337-341 5 p.

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

  10. Published

    A neuroconstructivist model of past tense development and processing

    Westermann, G. & Ruh, N., 2012, In: Psychological Review. 119, 3, p. 649-667 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    A new model of sensorimotor coupling in the development of speech

    Westermann, G. & Miranda, E. R., 05/2004, In: Brain and Language. 89, 2, p. 393-400 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    A student's guide to developmental psychology

    Harris, M. & Westermann, G., 2014, Hove: Psychology Press. 320 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

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    A unitary account of conceptual representations of animate/inanimate categories

    Kovic, V., Plunkett, K. & Westermann, G., 2010, In: Psihologija. 43, 2, p. 155-165 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    All the Right Noises: Background Variability Helps Early Word Learning

    Twomey, K. E., Ma, L. & Westermann, G., 1/05/2018, In: Cognitive Science. 42 Suppl 2, Suppl. 2, p. 413-438 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    An eye-tracking study of animate objects

    Kovic, V., Plunkett, K. & Westermann, G., 2009, In: Psihologija. 42, 3, p. 307-327 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    An eye-tracking study of inanimate objects

    Kovic, V., Plunkett, K. & Westermann, G., 2009, In: Psihologija. 42, 4, p. 417-436 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Broca's area and inflectional morphology: evidence from Broca's aphasia and computer modeling

    Penke, M. & Westermann, G., 05/2006, In: Cortex. 42, 4, p. 563-576 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Building the foundations of language: mechanisms of curiosity-driven learning.

    Twomey, K. & Westermann, G., 13/05/2019, International Handbook of Language Acquisition. Horst, J. & Torkildsen, J. V. K. (eds.). Oxford, New York: Routledge, p. 102-114 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

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    Children as active teachers: Do toddlers transmit generalisable or specific information?

    Karadag, D., Bazhydai, M. & Westermann, G., 26/08/2020, p. 43. 1 p.

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

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    Children's scale errors and object processing: Early evidence for cross-cultural differences

    Ishibashi, M., Twomey, K. E., Westermann, G. & Uehara, I., 30/11/2021, In: Infant Behavior and Development. 65, 12 p., 101631.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Computational Exploration of Lexical Development in Down Syndrome

    Tovar Y Romo, A. E. & 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.). London: Cognitive Science Society, p. 1199-1204 6 p.

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

  22. Published

    Computational models of word learning

    Westermann, G. & Twomey, K. E., 10/11/2017, Early Word Learning. Westermann, G. & Mani, N. (eds.). Routledge, p. 138-154 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  23. Published

    Connectionist approaches to language learning

    Westermann, G., Ruh, N. & Plunkett, K., 03/2009, In: Linguistics. 47, 2, p. 413-452 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

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    Connectionist models of inflection processing

    Westermann, G. & Plunkett, K., 1/07/2007, In: Lingue e Linguaggio. 200, 7, p. 291-311 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Creativity manifestations in early childhood: explorative and innovative actions during social learning.

    Bazhydai, M., Silverstein, P., Thomas, H., Parise, E. & Westermann, G., 22/05/2019.

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

  26. 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

  27. 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

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    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

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    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

  30. Published

    Early Word Learning

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

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

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    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

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    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

  33. 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

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    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

  35. 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

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    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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

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    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

  42. 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

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    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

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    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

  45. 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)

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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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