Jessica Barber, Ph.D. Lecturer. Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012.
Research Interests: Attitude change in political context; relation between political attitudes and ideology, attitude polarization, selective exposure, and the persuasive function of language abstractness.
Lawrence W. Barsalou, Ph.D. Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor. Stanford University, 1981.
Research Interests: Grounding of the human conceptual system in the brain’s modality-specific
systems, with special interest in symbolic operations, abstract concepts, situated conceptualization,
and dynamic representation.
Patricia Bauer, Ph.D. Asa Griggs Candler Professor & Senior Associate Dean of Research. Miami University, 1985.
Research Interests: Development of memory from infancy through childhood, with special emphasis on
the determinants of remembering and forgetting; and links between social,
cognitive, and neural developments and age-related changes in autobiographical
or personal memory.
Daniel D. Dilks, Ph.D. Assistant Professor (as of September 2013). Johns Hopkins University, 2005.
Research Interests: Cortical plasticity in adult human vision, and the functional organization of human visual cortex and its origins. Methodologies include psychophysics, fMRI, TMS, and neuropsychology.
Fivush, Ph.D. Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor. The City University of New York, 1982.
Research Interests: Early memory with an emphasis on the social construction
of autobiographical memory and the relations among memory, narrative, trauma,
Stephan Hamann, Ph.D.
Professor. University of Toronto, 1993.
Research Interests: Declarative and nondeclarative memory in humans; emotion and emotional memory;
methodologies include cognitive tasks, neuroimaging, TMS, and study of neuropsychological patients.
Stella Felix Lourenco, Ph.D. Associate Professor. University of Chicago, 2006.
Research Interests: Spatial perception and cognition, which includes geometric coding in young
children, sex and socioeconomic differences, spatial reasoning in atypical
populations, and influences of tool use in spatial representation.
Namy, Ph.D. Associate Professor. Northwestern University, 1998.
Research Interests: Cognitive mechanisms underlying early word learning, symbol acquisition, and
conceptual development in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
Lynne Nygaard, Ph.D. Professor. Brown University, 1991.
Research Interests: Mechanisms underlying the perception of speech and auditory events; perceptual learning
of talker-specific properties of speech; emotion and language; auditory imagery for spoken language.
Philippe Rochat, Ph.D. Professor.
University of Geneva, Switzerland, 1983.
Research Interests: Development of the perceived self, symbolic functioning, selective imitation,
face recognition, cross-cultural differences in
the development of the sense of entitlement, ownership, sharing, and negotiation.
Phillip Wolff, Ph.D. Associate Professor.
Northwestern University, 1999.
Research Interests: The representation of relational concepts, computational models of causal meaning and
reasoning, and cross-linguistic approaches to the study of word meaning.
Robert N. McCauley, Ph.D. Professor,
Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture. University of Chicago, 1979.
Research Interests: The philosophy of science and the philosophy of psychology,
focusing on cross-scientific relations, the cognitive science of science, and
the cognitive science of religion
James Rilling, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology. Emory University, 1998.
Research Interests: 1) exploring the neural basis of human social cognition with fMRI, and 2)
comparing human and non-human primate brains to identify human brain specializations.
Krish Sathian, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor,
Department of Neurology. M.D. University of Madras, 1980; Ph.D. University of Melbourne, 1987.
Research Interests: Cognitive neuroscience of tactile perception, visual attention and neural plasticity;
psychophysics, neuroimaging and neurophysiology.
John Snarey, Ed.D., Professor of Human Development and Ethics, School of Theology, 1987.
Research Interests: Psychology of moral cognition and development; psychology of religion.
Howard A. Rollins, Ph.D. Professor. University of California, Los Angeles, 1968.
Eugene Winograd, Ph.D. Professor. Indiana University, 1961.