Dr Michelle McGillion

Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield
D Floor, Cathedral Court
1 Vicar Lane
Sheffield S1 2LT

Tel:  (+44) 0114 2226569


B.A. (Moderatorship) in Computer Science, Linguistics and French, Trinity College Dublin
MSc (research) Computational Linguistics, Trinity College Dublin
Postgraduate diploma in Statistics, Trinity College Dublin
PhD Developmental Psychology, University of Sheffield

Research Interests

I am interested in how babies learn to talk. Working with Danielle Matthews, I have been investigating how pre-linguisitic skills, like babbling and pointing, combine with different aspects of the language learning environment to predict individual differences in infant word learning


A list of key publications can be found below.  For a full list of publications please click here

Journal articles