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Michael Frank

Assistant Professor
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Office 278, Jordan Hall
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(650) 725-2421
(650) 725-5699

Research Summary

Language acquisition: computational models of language acquisition, especially word segmentation and word learning, and the role of social cognition in language development.  The reciprocal effects of language on cognition, including cross-cultural studies of numerical cognition. 


Ph.D, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, 2010