Michael H. Goldstein
Developmental psychobiology; acoustic analysis of speech and birdsong; statistical structure of social behavior; social learning
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
Stephen and Margery Russell Distinguished Teaching Award
Kendall S. Carpenter Advising Award
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
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.