Developmental psychologists study how people change over the lifespan. The research focus in our lab is on age-related changes in the first few years after birth. Never again do humans develop as rapidly as during infancy and early childhood. In addition to the visible physical changes there are striking developments in cognition, social relationships, and emotion. We are particularly interested in early cognitive and social-cognitive development, especially in learning and memory.


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