Research interests:

Lexical and conceptual development, semantic development, language acquisition.

Geoff Hall is also part of the Early Development Research Group, a consortium of six research centers interested in the development of language, learning, and social understanding in infants and children.

Marchak, K. A., & Hall, D. G. (in press). Transforming Celebrity Objects: Implications for an Account of Psychological Contagion. Journal of Cognition and Culture. PDF

Kandhadai, P., Hall, D.G., & Werker, J.F. (2016, in press). Second label learning in monolingual and bilingual infants. Developmental Science. (e-mail to request publication)

Hall, D. G., & Rhemtulla, M. (2014). Young Children’s Use of Contrast in Word Learning: The Case of Proper Names. Journal of Cognition and Development, 15(4), 551-568. PDF


Winter 2017

PSYC218 Analysis of Behavioural Data Sections

Use of inferential statistics in psychology and conceptual interpretation of data; experimental design (laboratory, field research methods); presentation of data analyses in reports. PSYC 218 excludes credit for a number of other statistics courses in various departments. Please consult the Science Exclusion List (,215,410,414) before registering.