Prof. Arnon is a linguist and cognitive scientist. She is an Associate Professor at the Psychology Department in the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Her main interests are first language acquisition, learning theory, psycholinguistics, and the differences between first and second language learning. She has a BA in linguistics from Tel-Aviv university (Summa cum Laude), an MSc in psycholinguistics from the University of Edinburgh (with distinction), and a PhD in Linguistics from Stanford University. Her research lies at the intersection of Linguistics, Psychology, and Cognitive Science and uses a variety of experimental methods to explore how language is learned and how learning changes as a function of prior knowledge and experience. She is currently a visiting scholar in the Gibson lab at MIT.