University of Wisconsin–Madison

Ellie Breitfeld

Position title: Graduate Student

Email: breitfeld@wisc.edu

B.A., 2020, Princeton University (Psychology)

As young children interact with caregivers and their surrounding environment, they acquire rich information about the world including the names, properties, and functions of objects. In my research, I am interested in what kinds of experiences and perceptual cues drive children’s curiosity to explore objects and learn new words.