Professor Susan Carey FBA
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.
Henry A Morss Jr and Elizabeth W Morss Professor of Psychology, Harvard University
Professor Charles Nelson III FBA
Development and neural bases of processing social information (eg facial emotion); trajectories to autism, with a particular focus on populations at high risk for developing autism (eg, infants with an older sibling with autism; children with various single gene mutations that appear to confer risk for developing autism); effects of early adversity on brain and behavioral development, including exposure to both psychosocial adversities and biological adversities
Professor Mahzarin Banaji FBA
Social cognition as it operates without conscious awareness or control and dissociated from intention and values; implicit bias arising from group memberships (age, class, ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality)