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About Janette

I am a post-doctoral researcher on infant language research at the University of Oxford. As Winkler Career Development Fellow at St Hugh's College, I study the causal and longitudinal relationships between sleep and language acquisition from infancy to toddlerhood. My on-going research at the Oxford Babylab include backward semantic inhibition, the infant lexicon, bilingual language development, the development of political attitudes in children.

Alongside research, I give undergraduate lectures and tutorials on Language & Cognition, and supervise final-year research projects.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, I read Psychology as an undergraduate at York, followed by a doctorate at Oxford. Married to an English-Italian, I split my time between Oxford, Rome and Hong Kong. My newborn Eddie is hearing Cantonese, English, French, Italian and Mandarin. Follow Eddie's journey of language acquisition at our blog here