I will be starting a faculty position this fall at Rutgers University, Newark in the Psychology Department. My research bridges two research traditions: Cognitive Development and Computational Modeling. By bridging these methods, I hope to understand the structure of children's early causal beliefs, how evidence and prior beliefs interact to affect children's learning, the developmental processes that influence children's belief revision, and the role of social factors (such as learning from others) in guiding learning.
I am currently recruiting a full-time Lab Manager to coordinate and conduct research on causal learning in infants and children. Please click HERE for a description of the job and follow THIS LINK to apply.
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I received my PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences in April of 2009; working in the Lab of Laura Schulz, I studied causal learning and conceptual change in children.
I am now a post-doc at University of California, Berkeley working with Professor Tom Griffiths in the Computational Cognitive Science Lab and collaborating with Professor Alison Gopnik.