University of Pennsylvania
John Trueswell is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his BA in Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester in 1988 and his PhD in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 1993. Trueswell's lab focuses on understanding how children develop the ability to process language in real-time and how this ability interacts with the acquisition of language. Trueswell is known for pioneering eye-tracking methods designed for the study of spoken-language processing in young children. In addition to his research, Trueswell is actively involved in undergraduate and graduate training in cognitive science at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the co-creator of the Annual Undergraduate Workshop in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience, which he continues to direct. He is also director of the NSF-IGERT graduate program in Language and Communication Sciences.
Using Free-View Eye-Tracking to Study Spoken Language