Developmental Faculty


Primary Faculty

Affiliations Research question
Karen Adolph Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How do infants learn new motor skills? ... (more)
Andrei Cimpian Cognition & Perception
How do children make sense of the world? ... (more)
Moira Dillon Cognition & Perception
How does the physical world in which we live shape the abstract world in which we think? ... (more)
Catherine Hartley Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making
How do learning and decision-making change across development? ... (more)
photo Gary Marcus Cognition & Perception
What are the building blocks of the mind? ... (more)
Marjorie Rhodes Cognition & Perception
How do concepts develop? ... (more)
Athena Vouloumanos Cognition & Perception
Is speech a special sound for humans? ... (more)
  Developmental Concentration Faculty also co-direct the new NYU Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education.


Affiliated Faculty

LaRue Allen Applied Psychology  
  Xavier Castellanos Child Study Center  
photo Diane Hughes Applied Psychology What do parents communicate to their children about race and intergroup relations? ... (more)
  Lynne Kiorpes

Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception

My current research efforts include studies of the development of visual function in young macaque monkeys under conditions of normal and abnormal visual experience. ... (more)
photo Gabriele Oettingen Social
How do you make your fantasies come true? ... (more)
photo Edward Seidman Applied Psychology
How can we help at-risk adolescents? ... (more)
photo Pat Shrout Social
How can we learn about the causes and modifiers of human suffering when strong experimental methods are not ethical or feasible? ... (more)
  Catherine Tamis-LeMonda Applied Psychology  
  Niobe Way Applied Psychology  
Michael Westerman Developmental Why do some people relate to others in dysfunctional ways even though this leads to disappointments and distress? ... (more)