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Professor Gert Westermann

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  1. Book
  2. Published

    The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development, Vol 3: Cognition in Childhood

    Harris, M. (ed.) & Westermann, G. (ed.), 20/12/2019, Wiley.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  3. Published

    Early Word Learning

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

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  4. Published

    Neurocomputational models of cognitive development and processing: 14th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop Lancaster University, UK, 21 – 23 August 2014

    Twomey, K. E. (ed.), Smith, A. C. (ed.), Westermann, G. (ed.) & Monaghan, P. J. (ed.), 11/2016, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd. 152 p. (Progress in Neural Processing; vol. 22)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  5. Published

    A student's guide to developmental psychology

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

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  6. Published

    Neuroconstructivism, Vol. I: How the brain constructs cognition.

    Mareschal, D., Johnson, M. H., Sirois, S., Spratling, M. W., Thomas, M. S. C. & Westermann, G., 2007, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 274 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  7. Published

    Neuroconstructivism Vol. 2: Perspectives and Prospects

    Mareschal, D., Sirois, S., Westermann, G. & Johnson, M. H., 2007, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 274 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  8. Meeting abstract
  9. 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 Journal/MagazineMeeting abstractpeer-review

  10. Published

    Top-down and bottom-up effects on the visual N1 category differences

    Linnert, S., Reid, V. & Westermann, G., 08/2015, In: Perception. 44, p. 7-8 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineMeeting abstractpeer-review

  11. Special issue
  12. Published

    Semantic processing of actions at 9 months is linked to language proficiency at 9 and 18 months

    Kaduk, K., Bakker, M., Juvrud, J., Gredebäck, G., Westermann, G., Lunn, J. & Reid, V. M., 11/2016, In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 151, p. 96-108 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineSpecial issuepeer-review

  13. Editorial
  14. Published

    Studying development in the 21(st) Century

    Sirois, S., Spratling, M., Thomas, M. S. C., Westermann, G., Mareschal, D. & Johnson, M. H., 06/2008, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 3, p. 345-356 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorialpeer-review

  15. Published

    Models of atypical development must also be models of normal development

    Westermann, G. & Mareschal, D., 1/12/2002, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 25, 6, p. 771-772 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorialpeer-review

  16. Literature review
  17. 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 Journal/MagazineLiterature reviewpeer-review

  18. Published

    Precis of neuroconstructivism: how the brain constructs cognition

    Sirois, S., Spratling, M., Thomas, M. S. C., Westermann, G., Mareschal, D. & Johnson, M. H., 06/2008, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 3, p. 321-337 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineLiterature reviewpeer-review

  19. Published

    Modeling developmental cognitive neuroscience

    Westermann, G., Sirois, S., Shultz, T. R. & Mareschal, D., 05/2006, In: Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 10, 5, p. 227-232 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineLiterature reviewpeer-review

  20. Comment/debate
  21. 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 Journal/MagazineComment/debatepeer-review

  22. Published

    Single mechanism but not single route: Learning verb inflections in constructivist neural networks

    Westermann, G., 12/1999, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 22, 6, p. 1042-1043 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineComment/debatepeer-review

  23. Journal article
  24. E-pub ahead of print

    The Impact of Perceived Emotions on Toddlers’ Word Learning

    MA, LIZHI., Twomey, K. & Westermann, G., 30/05/2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Child Development. 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  25. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  26. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  27. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  28. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  29. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  30. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  31. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  32. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  33. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Predictive processing and developmental language disorder

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

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal article

  35. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  36. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Probing communication-induced memory biases in preverbal infants: Two replication attempts of Yoon, Johnson and Csibra (2008)

    Silverstein, P., Gliga, T., Westermann, G. & Parise, E., 1/05/2019, In: Infant Behavior and Development. 55, p. 77-87 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  38. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  39. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  40. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  41. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Learned labels shape pre-speech infants’ object representations

    Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G., 31/01/2018, In: Infancy. 23, 1, p. 61-73 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  43. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    The effect of shyness on children's formation and retention of novel word–object mappings

    Hilton, M. & Westermann, G., 11/2017, In: Journal of Child Language. 44, 6, p. 1394-1412 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  45. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  46. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Pupillometry in infancy research

    Hepach, R. & Westermann, G., 06/2016, In: Journal of Cognition and Development. 17, 3, p. 359-377 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  48. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  49. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  50. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  51. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Prespeech motor learning in a neural network using reinforcement

    Warlaumont, A., Westermann, G., Buder, E. & Oller, D. K., 2013, In: Neural Networks. 38, p. 64-75 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Mechanisms of developmental change in infant categorization

    Westermann, G. & Mareschal, D., 10/2012, In: Cognitive Development. 27, 4, p. 367-382 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  54. 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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  55. Published

    What computers have shown us about the mind

    Monaghan, P., Keidel, J., Burton, M. & Westermann, G., 08/2010, In: Psychologist. 23, 8, p. 642-645 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  56. Published

    The shape of words in the brain

    Kovic, V., Plunkett, K. & Westermann, G., 01/2010, In: Cognition. 114, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    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 Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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