University of Wisconsin–Madison

Martin Zettersten

Graduate Student

zettersten@wisc.edu

1st St.ex., 2013, Heidelberg University (Mathematics, Linguistics, Psychology)
M.S., 2014 University of Wisconsin, Madison (Psychology)

Pronouns: He/him/his

Children learn about the world in a rich social environment where they are constantly interacting with other adults and children. How does growing up in a social world help children learn language? How does social interaction structure language input and motivate children to learn to communicate using language? In my research, I explore how social context and children’s learning mechanisms and biases work together in language development. I am co-advised by Jenny Saffran and Gary Lupyan.