Jenny Saffran is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She specializes in language acquisition and early cognitive development, and she also conducts research on music cognition. Saffran views language acquisition as based on general cognitive processes such as statistical learning, and has conducted numerous empirical studies that support this view. She received a B.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. Saffran is married to fellow psychologist Seth Pollak, and she is the daughter of cognitive neuropsychologist Eleanor Saffran.
- "Jenny Saffran at the University of Wisconsin-Medison, Weisman Center". Retrieved 5 November 2011.
- "Publications". Retrieved 19 December 2008.[dead link]
- "Saffran-Pollak Wedding Announcement". The New York Times. 5 July 1998. Retrieved 19 December 2008.
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