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Professor Gert Westermann

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  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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)

  5. Published

    Neuroconstructivism

    Westermann, G., Thomas, M. S. C. & Karmiloff-Smith, A., 2010, The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development. Goswami, U. (ed.). 2nd ed. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, p. 723-748 26 p.

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

  6. Chapter
  7. Published

    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

  8. 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

  9. Published

    Mixing the Old with the New and the New with the Old: Combining Prior and Current Knowledge in Conceptual Change

    Mareschal, D. & Westermann, G., 1/02/2010, Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press

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

  10. Conference contribution/Paper
  11. Published

    New evidence for learning-based accounts of gaze following: Testing a robotic prediction

    Silverstein, P., Westermann, G., Parise, E. & Twomey, K., 30/09/2019, 2019 Joint IEEE 9th International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob). IEEE, p. 302-306 5 p.

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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Published

    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

  16. Published

    Self-production facilitates and adult input interferes in a neural network model of infant vowel imitation.

    Warlaumont, A., Westermann, G. & Oller, D. K., 2011, Proceedings of AISB 2011: Computational Models of Cognitive Development. Guerin, F., Alexander, J., Kazakov, D. & Tsoulas, G. (eds.). Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, p. 8-12 5 p.

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

  17. Published

    Modelling the transition from perceptual to conceptual organization

    Westermann, G. & Mareschal, D., 07/2009, Connectionist models of behaviour and cognition II: proceedings of the 11th neural computation and psychology workshop. Mayor, J., Ruh, N. & Plunkett, K. (eds.). SINGAPORE: WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD, p. 153-164 12 p.

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

  18. Published

    Simulating German verb inflection with a constructivist neural network

    Ruh, N. & Westermann, G., 2009, Connectionist Models of Behaviour and Cognition II: Proceedings of the 11th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop. Mayor, J., Ruh, N. & Plunkett, K. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific, p. 313-324 12 p.

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

  19. Published

    Modelling asymmetric infant categorization with the representational acuity hypothesis

    Westermann, G. & Mareschal, D., 2004, Connectionist models of cognition and perception II. Bowman, H. & Labiouse, C. (eds.). SINGAPORE: WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD, p. 95-104 10 p. (Progress in Neural Processing).

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

  20. Published

    Musical data mining for electronic music distribution

    Pachet, F., Westermann, G. & Laigre, D., 2001, First International Conference on Web Delivering of Music, 2001. Proceedings. . Nesi, P., Bellini, P. & Busch, C. (eds.). LOS ALAMITOS: IEEE COMPUTER SOC, p. 101-106 6 p.

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

  21. 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

  22. Published

    Modelling cognitive development with constructivist neural networks

    Westermann, G., 2000, Connectionist models of learning, development and evolution. French, R. M. & Sougne, J. P. (eds.). Godalming: Springer Verlag London Ltd, p. 123-132 10 p.

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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Conference paper
  26. 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

  27. Published

    Some thoughts on curiosity in infants and neural network models

    Westermann, G. & Twomey, K., 2014.

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

  28. Poster
  29. Published
  30. Published
  31. Published

    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

  32. Published

    The effect of interpersonal behavioural synchrony on children’s learning.

    Bazhydai, M., Ke, H., Thomas, H. & Westermann, G., 22/08/2019.

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

  33. Published

    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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. Published
  37. 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

  38. Published

    The effect of labelling and object handling on children’s novel object exploration.

    Loucaides, M., Westermann, G. & Twomey, K., 2/07/2018.

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

  39. Published

    Pedagogical cues and action complexity modulate transmission of information in two-year-old children

    Bazhydai, M., Silverstein, P., Westermann, G. & Parise, E., 5/01/2018.

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

  40. Published

    The role of ostensive and referential cues in infant object memory

    Silverstein, P., Westermann, G., Gliga, T. & Parise, E., 26/08/2017.

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

  41. Published
  42. Speech
  43. 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

  44. Journal article
  45. Forthcoming

    No Need to Forget, Just Keep the Balance: Hebbian Neural Networks for Statistical Learning

    Tovar, A. E. & Westermann, G., 16/05/2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Cognition.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  46. E-pub ahead of print

    Under-resourced or overloaded? Rethinking working memory deficits in developmental language disorder

    Jones, S. & Westermann, G., 28/04/2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Psychological Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Forthcoming

    The Impact of Perceived Emotions on Toddlers’ Word Learning

    MA, LIZHI., Twomey, K. & Westermann, G., 25/03/2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Child Development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    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

  49. 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

  50. Published

    Origins of dissociations in the English past tense: A synthetic brain imaging model

    Westermann, G. & Jones, S., 2/07/2021, In: Frontiers in Psychology. 12, 16 p., 688908.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Predictive processing and developmental language disorder

    Jones, S. & Westermann, G., 14/01/2021, In: Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 64, 1, p. 181-185 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    “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

  53. Published

    Two-year old children preferentially transmit simple actions but not pedagogically demonstrated actions

    Bazhydai, M., Silverstein, P., Parise, E. & Westermann, G., 1/09/2020, In: Developmental Science. 23, 5, 13 p., e12941.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Neurocomputational models capture the effect of learned labels on infants' object and category representations

    Capelier-Mourguy, A., Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 1/06/2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems. 12, 2, p. 160-168 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  55. Published

    Predictive processing and developmental language disorder

    Jones, S. D. & Westermann, G., 15/05/2020, In: PsyArXiv.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    The limits of infants’ early word learning

    Taxitari, L., Twomey, K., Westermann, G. & Mani, N., 1/03/2020, In: Language Learning and Development. 16, 1, p. 1-21 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Taking their eye off the ball: How shyness affects children’s attention during word learning

    Hilton, M., Twomey, K. & Westermann, G., 1/07/2019, In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 183, p. 134-145 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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