Psychology Life span psychology Sociology Life span sociology
About this Fellow
Neural network models of human learning, memory and development in linguistic, semantic and mathematical cognition; Complementary learning systems in the brain and the effects of brain damage on cognition
- Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, and Director, Center for Mind, Brain, and Computation, Stanford University
Perception and action; the role of selective attention in perceptual and motor processes, understanding other people via motor simulation processes, the influence of perception and action on emotion.
Conceptual development: innate representational capacities and the mechanisms that allow humans to transcend them; the acquisition (over evolutionary, historical and ontogenetic time frames) of physical, biological, and mathematical concepts.
The psychology of judgment and decision-making; the nature and measurement of well-being