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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jenny Saffran

Expert on infant learning, language acquisition, music perception

Professor, psychology; investigator, Waisman Center Work: 608-262-9942 Home page


  • Infant learning
  • Language perception
  • Music perception


  • Numerous awards from national organizations (e.g., Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers)
  • UW-Madison Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2009
  • College of Letters and Science Distinguished Professor of Psychology