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Category: Developmental Science

News related to the Developmental Science program.

Kimberly Saudino and Nicholas Wagner Featured in The Brink

PBS Professors Kimberly Saudino and Nicholas Wagner were recently profiled in The Brink, discussing their work on emotional development in children. Interested in what your young child’s behavior could mean for their future? The article explores what early callous-unemotional (CU) behaviors might mean for your child’s adult behavior.

Mihaela Barokova Receives Fellowship Award

Mihaela Barokova, a doctoral student of Dr. Helen Tager-Flusberg’s in the Developmental Science program, has been selected to receive a Short Term Summer Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship to support her travel and research in Bulgaria.  This award is in additional to her regular graduate funding. We congratulate Mia on receiving this competitive GRAF award.

Melissa Kibbe Wins Templeton Award

Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Assistant Professor Melissa Kibbe has won a College of Arts and Sciences Templeton Award, which recognizes excellence in student advising. Awardees are considered based on nominations from their students. We congratulate Professor Kibbe on this well-deserved recognition!

Child Cognition Lab & “How the Piloses Evolved Skinny Noses” Making News!

PBS Professor Deborah Kelemen and the Child Cognition Lab recently published How the Piloses Evolved Skinny Noses, a book designed to teach young children about evolution. The book has since received positive attention. Professor Kelemen recently participated in a panel discussion (26 minutes in) with Professor Richard Dawkin’s on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week, the UK’s largest cultural/arts […]