Projects

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Exploration during childhood

We show that children are more explorative than adults on bandit tasks.

How children think about leaders

We look at how children think about leaders.

Recency biases in young children

We show that toddlers and young children demonstrate a recency bias when answering questions verbally.

Tablet measures of executive function

We built child-friendly measures of executive function and risk propensity.

Virtual reality measures of risk propensity

We built a virtual reality measure risk propensity.

News & Upcoming Talks

I will be presenting a poster at the 2019 Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society

I will be led a workshop on Bayesian statistics for developmental psychologists at this CogDev Preconference

I will be giving a talk on exploration, decision making, and play as part of UCSD’s developmental psychology brownbag series.

It’s not the treasure, it’s the hunt. Children are more explorative on an explore-exploit task than adults

It’s not the treasure, it’s the hunt. Children are more explorative on an explore-exploit task than adults