Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology
Ben is a doctoral student in the Developmental program. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Reed College, where he worked with Dr. Jennifer Henderlong Corpus. He also has a MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology from the University of Cambridge, where he worked with Dr. Claire Hughes.
Broadly, Ben researches early language development and its interface with social-cognitive development. Studying communication in both adults and children, he is interested in the development of pragmatics and higher-order inference about a speaker's knowledge and beliefs.