The Georgetown
Early Learning Project

We are a research group interested in social and cognitive development during early childhood

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Cognitive Development During Early Childhood

Have you ever wondered what babies are learning or remembering from the world around them? We focus on children under 5 years of age because this is a time of rapid development in many domains. We are particularly interested in how children pick up information from multiple sources around them. For this reason we have a number of ongoing projects examining learning and memory, the role of bilingual exposure, parent-child interactions, and learning from media.

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ELP Spotlight

Welcome to our new data analyst, Rebecca Cockroft!

Rebecca earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Georgetown University. She is continuing her education at Georgetown to earn her M.S. in Data Science and Analytics while working as a data analyst for the ELP.

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