Yi Lin

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Contact Information

605 Psychology

Research Interests

  • Language Acquisition
  • Infant Cognition


  • B.A. Psychology and Economics, Smith College, MA.
  • M.Sc. Psycholinguistics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.

Highlighted Publications


Stavans, M., Lin, Y., Wu, D., & Baillargeon, R. (2019). Catastrophic individuation failures in infancy: A new model and predictions. Psychological review126(2), 196.

Lin, Y., & Fisher, C. (2017). Error-based learning: A mechanism for linking verbs to syntax. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Trueswell, J. C., Lin, Y., Armstrong, B., Cartmill, E. A., Goldin-Meadow, S., & Gleitman, L. R. (2016). Perceiving referential intent: Dynamics of reference in natural parent-child interactions. Cognition, 148, 117-135.