Michael H. Goldstein

Associate Professor
Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

270 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-6392

Michael H. Goldstein

Associate Professor
Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Developmental psychobiology; acoustic analysis of speech and birdsong; statistical structure of social behavior

Current Research Interest

Comparative approaches to the evolution and development of communication, vocal development, and learning in infant humans and songbirds; social development and learning; psychobiology of parental behavior; relations between social bonding and social learning

Distinction

David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
Cornell University Institute for the Social Sciences Faculty Fellow Award
International Society on Infant Studies Distinguished Early Career Contribution Award
Cornell University Robert A. and Donna P. Paul Award for Excellence in Advising 

Selected Publications

Goldstein, Michael H., Andrew P. King, and Meredith J. West. “Social Interaction Shapes Babbling: Testing Parallels between Birdsong and Speech.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100, no. 13 (2003): 8030–8035.

Goldstein, Michael H., and Jennifer A. Schwade. “Social Feedback to Infants' Babbling Facilitates Rapid Phonological Learning.” Psychological Science 19, no. 5 (2008): 515–522.

Cornell Research Website Article

Inside Cornell's BABY Labs