Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences
BA in Psychology, University of Manchester, England
MA, PhD in Cognitive Psychology, University of Arizona
Postdoc, University of California Berkeley
Deb Kelemen studies cognitive development with a particular emphasis on conceptual development. Specific topics that are the focus of her research are: the nature of children’s and adults’ concepts of the artificial and natural world, conceptual constraints on intuitive, religious, and scientific theory-formation, object categorization, social learning, social cognition, moral cognition, cultural and individual differences in cognition, conceptual change and early science education.