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Genie Wiley Case Study

March 31, 11 am12:30 pm.

Psychology professor ShamSher Tariq will discuss the case of Genie Wiley, an abused child who was raised in silence, strapped to a chair. No one spoke to her, her father only growling at her. Mr. Tariq will emphasize both the language acquisition process, primarily focusing on the “critical period” theory of language acquisition and the psychological aspects of her case. No registration required.  For additional information, please call the library at 631-567-5079 or visit our website.


760 Ocean Avenue
Bohemia, 11716