Adriana Weisleder

Adriana Weisleder, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Keywords
child development, bilingualism, developmental-behavioral pediatrics
Summary

I am a developmental psychologist and an assistant professor in the Bellevue Project for Early Language, Literacy and Education Success. My research seeks to understand and address poverty-related disparities in children’s development and school readiness by examining the mechanisms by which environment shapes early brain and child development. I also create and evaluate preventive interventions and adapt such interventions to different cultural contexts, both nationally and internationally. 

My research focuses on how early home environments—in particular parent-child interactions—facilitate the development of language, cognitive, and social-emotional capacities that are implicated in academic achievement. I use innovative speech analysis technology to investigate the natural language environments of children from diverse backgrounds in order to better understand how experience shapes language development. I am also a part of the research team for the Video Interaction Project, a pediatric primary-care intervention designed to promote school readiness in low-income children by enhancing parent–child interactions.

Academic office

462 First Ave, Bellevue Hospital

A 529

New York, NY

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Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

PhD from Stanford University

Weisleder, Adriana; Cates, Carolyn Brockmeyer; Dreyer, Benard P; Berkule Johnson, Samantha; Huberman, Harris S; Seery, Anne M; Canfield, Caitlin F; Mendelsohn, Alan L

Pediatrics (1948). 2016 Feb; 137(2):1-9

Weisleder, Adriana; Fernald, Anne

Psychological science. 2013 Nov 01; 24(11):2143-2152

Fernald, Anne; Marchman, Virginia A; Weisleder, Adriana

Developmental science. 2013 Mar; 16(2):234-248

Cates, Carolyn Brockmeyer; Weisleder, Adriana; Mendelsohn, Alan L

Academic pediatrics. 2016 Apr; 16(3 Suppl):S112-S120

Weisleder, Adriana

Bilingualism : language & cognition. 2017 Jan; 20(1):35-36

Choi, Jason H; Mendelsohn, Alan L; Weisleder, Adriana; Cates, Carolyn; Canfield, Caitlin; Seery, Anne; Dreyer, Benard P; Tomopoulos, Suzy

Academic pediatrics. 2017 Apr 25; ?-?

Johnson, Samantha Berkule; Arevalo, Jenny; Cates, Carolyn Brockmeyer; Weisleder, Adriana; Dreyer, Benard P; Mendelsohn, Alan L

Early childhood education journal. 2016 Sep; 44(5):445-452

Cates, Carolyn Brockmeyer; Weisleder, Adriana; Dreyer, Benard P; Johnson, Samantha Berkule; Vlahovicova, Kristina; Ledesma, Jennifer; Mendelsohn, Alan L

Journal of child & family studies. 2016 Mar 01; 25(3):827-835