FABBS Honors Linda B. Smith

August 21, 2019

Photo of Linda Smith, smiling, with a pink cardigan

Linda B. Smith is an internationally recognized leader in developmental psychology and cognitive science. She is well known for her ground-breaking theoretical and empirical work on cognitive development, including comprehensive theories based on dynamic systems, and how the infant’s natural predispositions and visual world interact to guide object name learning. Taking a complex systems view, she seeks to understand the developmental process and, in particular, the cascading interactions of perception, action, and attention as they foster word learning in infants.

Read more on Dr. Smith’s honoree page.