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Rebecca Bigler

Professor Emerita |
(512) 415-4297

Education: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Interests: Social cognition in children, gender role development, and racial stereotyping

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Jessica Church-Lang

Associate Professor |
512-475-7009 |
SEA 2.216

Education: Ph.D., Washington University at St. Louis

Interests: brain networks, development of task control, development of reading, developmental disorders, neuroimaging, puberty

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Kaya de Barbaro

Assistant Professor |
CLA 4.520

Education: Ph.D., University of California San Diego

Interests: behavior, social interactions, development, dynamical systems theory, mobile sensing, machine learning, mental health

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Catharine H Echols

Associate Professor |
(512) 471-4879 |
SEA 5.220

Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois

Interests: Language development

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Kathryn Paige Harden

Professor |
(512) 471-1124 |
SEA 3.246

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

Interests: Behavioral genetics, sociogenomics, cognitive development, adolescent development, externalizing psychopathology

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Judith H Langlois

Charles and Sarah Seay Regents' Professor Emerita |
(512) 471-9916 |
SEA 4.230

Education: Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Interests: Developmental psychology, social and personality development, and infancy

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Cristine H Legare

Professor |
SEA 5.216

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Cognitive science, cognitive development, cultural learning, international education, global public health, STEM education

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Richard P. Meier

Professor |
(512) 471-1701 |
CLA 4.720

Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Interests: Psycholinguistics, language acquisition, and acquisition of American Sign Language

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Alison R Preston

Dr. A. Wilson Nolle and Sir Raghunath P. Mahendroo Professor | Interim Vice President for Research |
(512) 475-7255 |
NHB 3.352

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Cognitive neuroscience of memory, memory development in children and adolescence, functional neuroimaging

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Katharine Tillman

Assistant Professor |
SEA 5.224

Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Interests: cognitive development, concepts, language and thought, psychology of time

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Jacqueline D Woolley

Professor |
(512) 471-5196 |
SEA 5.232

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Conceptual development in preschool and elementary school children, concept of mind, religious cognition, and the fantasy-reality distinction

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David S Yeager

Associate Professor |
512-471-1846 |
SEA 5.104

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Social-cognitive development, Motivation, Aggression, Adolescence, Research methodology, and Psychological interventions

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Chen Yu

Charles and Sarah Seay Regents Professor of Developmental Psychology |
SEA 4.230

Education: Ph.D., University of Rochester

Interests: Development and Learning, Language Acquisition, Perception and Action, Visual Attention, Social Interaction, Computer Vision, Machine Learning

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Yayun Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University - Bloomington

Interests: Early word learning, Statistical learning, Attention

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