University of Pittsburgh

Ganger, Jennifer

Ganger, Jennifer

Visiting Faculty, Department of Psychology
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Developmental Program


3405 Sennott Square
Fax: 412-624-4428

Research Interests: Language acquisition

Accepting Graduate Students: No

Selected Publications

  • Jennifer Ganger, Steven Pinker, Sonia Chawla, & Allison Baker. (Under revision to resubmit). The Heritability of Early Milestones of Vocabulary and Grammar: A Twin Study.
  • Ganger, J. & Brent, M. (2004) Re-examining the vocabulary spurt. Developmental Psychology, 4, 621-632.
  • Babyonyshev, M., Ganger, J.B., Pesetsky, D., & Wexler, K. (2001). The maturation of grammatical principles: Evidence from Russian unaccusatives. Linguistic Inquiry, pp. 1-44.
  • Jennifer Ganger & Karin Stromswold. (1998). Innateness, evolution, and genetics of language. Human Biology, 70, 199-213.