Deb Kelemen

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Deb Kelemen
Office phone: 617-353-2758
Office number: PSY 121
Office address: Psychological and Brain Sciences, 100 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215
Office hours: Fall 2017: TBA

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.