Research

The Psychology of Pragmatics Lab focuses on pragmatic development, social communication, and language and communication in individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

To learn more about the different lines of research that we do at the POP Lab, click on the research tiles below.


The course of language development is extremely variable among children with autism spectrum disorders. We have been studying both nurture (parental language input) and nature (cognitive skills the child brings to language learning) factors that can help us understand this variability.