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In memoriam: Lew Lipsitt—Founding Generation of ICIS

In memoriam: Lew Lipsitt—Founding Generation of ICIS

It is with great sorrow I inform you of the death of Dr. Lewis P. Lipsitt, a founding member of the International Congress for Infant Studies and a pioneer in the field of Infancy. Lewis Lipsitt died at on Thursday, September 30, 2021.In the field of Infancy, Lewis...

Infancy Research Around the World: Singapore

Infancy Research Around the World: Singapore

by Victoria Leong and Arya Bhomick   As an international society, ICIS is committed to representing research from around the globe. “Infancy Research Around the World” is an ICIS Blog series that highlights the important work of our international society members....

The Notorious LRG – Lila Gleitman passes away

The Notorious LRG – Lila Gleitman passes away

On August 8, our field lost a giant, Lila Ruth Gleitman.  Lila’s work altered our understanding of the human mind through her elegant theoretical and empirical investigations of early language development.  Redefining and broadening the field, she asked not only what...

Masks, Babies, and Emotion Learning

Masks, Babies, and Emotion Learning

by Ashley Ruba COVID-19 completely changed our social lives. Between physical distancing, cancelled family gatherings, and continual mask-wearing, we have seen far less of one another. While these social changes have been undeniably difficult for everyone, caregivers...