Doing Translational Research
About This Show
Doing Translational Research explores the process of translating research findings into policy and practice. The podcast is produced by The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University. The BCTR expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 7: "Talk to Your Child" with Marianella Casasola, Human Development, Cornell
In this episode Karl Pillemer talks with Marianella Casasola about her work examining infant cognitive development, early word learning, and early spatial cognition. Dr. Casasola talks about her experiences partnering with Head Start to do research, details of her more recent findings, and she gives some advice that any new parent can easily employ to boost infant learning.
Marianella Casasola is an associate professor of human development and a faculty fellow of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University. She studies infant cognitive development and early word learning with a particular interest in the interaction between thought and language during the first few years of development. She is especially interested in the emergence of spatial concepts, the early acquisition of spatial language, and the interplay between spatial cognition and spatial language in infants and young children.