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216 Wolf HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass9A78D085145D4079981593A955DB3DE4"><p>Dr. Medina researches how children learn their first language – how they comprehend the words and sentences they hear, and learn to put them together into sentences of their own. Her research bridges the disciplines of Linguistics and Cognitive and Developmental Psychology. Dr. Medina’s teaching interests focus on the areas of cognition and development, as well as grounding undergraduates in the foundations of psychological research – introductory psychology, research methods, and the use of statistical inference in hypothesis testing.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass5BBB444642F44FDE96A51D37B42AD42E"><p>Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Department of Cognitive Science</p></div><div class="ExternalClassFD0DE7F0AFBE4B1F99C1D3D8695A8EA8"><p>PSYC100: General Psychology</p><p> PSYC209: Measurement and Statistics</p><p> PSYC325: Child Psychology</p></div><div class="ExternalClassFDBDAC8587524CE09B848A74A88C550F"><p>Trueswell, J.C., Medina, T.N., Hafri, A., & Gleitman, L.R. (2013). Propose but verify: Fast mapping meets cross-situational word learning. Cognitive Psychology, 66(1), 126-156.</p><p> </p><p> Cartmill, E.A., Armstrong, B., Gleitman, L.R., Goldin-Meadow, S., Medina, T.N., & Trueswell, J.C. (2013). Quality of early parent input predicts child vocabulary three years later. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(28), 11278-11283.</p><p> </p><p> Medina, T.N., Snedeker, J., Trueswell, J.C., & Gleitman, L.R. (2011). How words can and cannot be learned by observation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(22), 9014-9019.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassC304A4A7802245F79ED9BF95E6F960DF"><p> </p><p> </p></div>DegreesCourses Regularly TaughtRecent Publicationstmedina@UDel.EduMedina, Tamara 302-831-1547<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Medina_Tamara-2014-05.jpg" width="480" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Assistant ProfessorOffice Hours:Friday 1:30-2:30



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