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We study the development of language, perception, reasoning, and children's understanding of the social world.

  • Mark Appelbaum

    Mark Appelbaum

    Emeritus Professor
    * Is not accepting new graduate students.

    Quantitative approaches for the analysis of growth and change.

  • David Barner

    David Barner

    Language acquisition, conceptual development, number representation.
  • Sandra Brown

    Sandra Brown

    Alcohol and drug abuse across the life span.
  • Leslie Carver

    Leslie Carver

    Brain basis of cognitive and social development.
  • Karen Dobkins

    Karen Dobkins

    Infant and adult psychophysics, visual development and plasticity.
  • Gail Heyman

    Gail Heyman

    Social cognition, social and cultural influences on development.
  • Adena Schachner

    Adena Schachner

    Social cognition, cognitive development, causal inference, mental state inference, music cognition.
  • Laura Schreibman

    Laura Schreibman

    Emeritus Distinguished Professor
    * Is not accepting new graduate students.

    Behavior modification, infantile autism, applied behavior analysis.

  • Caren Walker

    Caren Walker

    Cognitive development, causal inference, abstract reasoning, concept acquisition, imagination.