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Esther Geva
Research Lab
Esther Geva Research Lab

Research about Children and Adolescents

On Language and Literacy Acquisition

Our questions include:

  • how language and literacy skills develop when learning to read in a second language (L2)
  • the relations between oral and written language skills in L2 learners
  • cognitive and linguistic processes and predictors of normal and problematic literacy development
  • cross-cultural psychology pertaining to children's well-being, such as parental attribution and concepts of wellness




Professor Esther Geva on Learning to Read

Joyce Mak on CBC News

Joyce Mak


If you are interested in research opportunities within the Geva lab, contact Megan O'Connor (PhD student) at mb.oconnor@mail.utoronto.ca for more information.

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