Sue Hespos Associate Professor

Program Area(s):



Cognitive development

Research Interests

Object representation, number, and spatial relationships.

Selected Publications

Hespos, S.J., Grossman, S., & Saylor, M.M. (2010). Infants’ ability to parse continuous action series: Further evidence. Neural Networks, 23, 1026 – 1032.

Hespos, S.J., Dora, B., Rips, L., & Christie, S. (2012). Infants make quantity discriminations for substances. Child Development, 83(2), 554 – 567.

Hespos, S. J., & vanMarle, K. (2012). Physics for infants: Characterizing the origins of knowledge about objects, substances, and number. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 3(1), 19 - 27.

Ferry, A., Hespos, S.J., Waxman, S. (2013). Non-human primate vocalizations support categorization in very young human infants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 110(38), 15231 – 15235.