Dr. Darko Odic is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Odic 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.
Research interests include cognitive development, language acquisition, psychophysics, cognition/semantics interface, number and quantity representations.
Dr. Odic’s secondary research area is Cognitive Development.
Odic, D., Libertus, M., Feigenson, L., & Halberda, J. (2013) Developmental change in the acuity of approximating area and approximating number. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1103-1112.
Odic, D., Hock, H., & Halberda, J. (2013) Hysteresis affects number discrimination in young children. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(1), 255-265.
Odic, D., Pietroski, P., Hunter, T., Lidz, J., & Halberda, J. (2012) Children’s understanding more and discrimination of number and surface area. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 451-461.
Odic, D., Roth, O., & Flombaum, J. (2012) The relationship between apparent motion and object files. Visual Cognition, 20 (9), 1082-1094.
Halberda, J., & Odic, D. (in press) The precision and internal confidence of our approximate number thoughts. Chapter in Evolutionary Origins and Early Development of Basic Number Processing.
Libertus, M., Odic, D., Feigenson, L., & Halberda, J. (in press) A developmental vocabulary assessment for parents (DVAP): validating parental report of vocabulary size in 2-7 year olds. Journal of Cognition and Development.
Libertus, M., Odic, D., & Halberda, J. (2012) Intuitive sense of number correlates with scores on college-entrance examination. Acta Psychologica, 141, 373-379.
Pietroski, P., Lidz, J., Hunter, T., Odic, D., & Halberda, J. (2011) Seeing what you mean, mostly. Syntax & Semantics, 37, 181-218.
Odic, D., & Pratt, J. (2010). Differential activation theory can account for the Ternus Display: Rejoinder to Petersik. Perception, 39 (5), 711-717.
Odic, D., & Pratt, J. (2008). Solving the correspondence problem within the Ternus display: The differential-activation theory. Perception, 37(12), 1790 – 1804
- Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship (2021 – 2023)
- Association for Psychological Science (ASP) Rising Star (2019)
- Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Award (2017)