Past Researcher Profiles

By Chia-wa Yeh, Head Teacher and Research Coordinator

 

Are bilingual children more sensitive to non-verbal gestures in communication than monolingual children? Are they better able to interpret speakers’ intent? These are the…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Head Teacher and Research Coordinator

How do children learn that more than one mouse is “mice,” not “mouses”? Or for that matter, that more than one tooth is “teeth,” not “tooths”? Inbal Arnon, a fourth-year graduate…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Head Teacher and Research Coordinator

Many children at Bing Nursery School have met Allison Master, a 3rd year graduate student in psychology at Stanford University. Gentle and attentive, Master and her research…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Research Coordinator and Head Teacher

Stanford psychology student Andrei Cimpian spends much of his time at Bing Nursery School. He can often be seen reading stories at snack time and pushing children on the swings. In…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Research Coordinator and Head Teacher

Bing Nursery School is the laboratory school for the psychology department at Stanford University. Since its inception in 1966, Bing has supported a robust body of scientific…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Research Coordinator and Teacher

During spring quarter, thirty-two Bing children each had a turn sitting across a table from a silver-haired, soft-spoken man who read storybooks and drew pictures of the children. The…

By Chia-wa Yeh, Research Coordinator and Teacher

Eve Clark is professor of linguistics and symbolic systems at Stanford University. She has been conducting research at Bing Nursery School since the 1970s. Hundreds of children enrolled…

By Adrienne Gelpi Lomangino, Head Teacher and Research Coordinator

"I hate to admit it, but I love children most for what they give me. Mark Twain said that a person could live two weeks on one compliment. A child who says that they…

by Mark Mabry, Research Coordinator and Head Teacher

One of the most familiar faces in the classrooms at Bing Nursery School is not that of a child, teacher or parent, but that of one of the researchers from the Stanford Department of…