Word Learning from Bilingual Books

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2016

Principal Investigator: Megan Saylor, Ph.D.


Studies in the Language Development Lab at Vanderbilt University explore how children learn new words.

For this study, we are interested in how 2-to 6-year-old bilingual and monolingual children learn words and understand stories when they are read bilingual books.

During the study children may be read stories by a researcher and a parent. We will also ask children questions about the words they know and administer short cognitive tasks.

Participant Criteria

2-6-year-old children who are bilingual in Chinese and English or Spanish and English


Children receive a toy or a book for taking part

Visit Requirements

1 to our Peabody campus lab

Contact Information

Language Development Lab


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