Kyle MacDonald

Ph.D student, Developmental Psychology
Stanford University
Email: kylem4 at stanford dot edu
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I am a Ph.D student in the Department of Psychology at Stanford University where I work with Michael Frank in the Language and Cognition Lab. My research brings together ideas from social learning theories, active learning, and goal-based vision to better understand how social contexts shape children's language acquisition.

Here are some representative papers:

I am also passionate about open and reproducible science. All of my experiments, data, and analysis code are openly available on my github page. And I have contributed to several projects to promote open science: