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Baby and toddler language

The ACLC investigates the acquisition of a first language during childhood, as well as the acquisition of a second language at any point in life.

Research into language in infants takes place in the baby-lab of the University of Amsterdam.

Children learning to count and acquiring the different numerals

Children all learn to count, but that is not as easy as it seems because because they have to learn different kinds of number words, and how counting even works. How do children manage to do this? That is what Caitlin Meyer researches.


For the parents of the children that take part in Caitlin Meyer's tests, she has developed a special page on her personal UvA webpage.

  • Click here and then on: ouders/parents.