Kathryn Humphreys, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology & Human Development
Overview of Interests
Dr. Humphreys is trained as a clinical psychologist with expertise in infant mental health. Her work centers on identifying pathways to the development of psychopathology (e.g., including attentional and emotional disorders). Given the importance of early experience and plasticity of the developing brain, Dr. Humphreys focuses on how experiences in early life may be strengthened through prevention and intervention programs. Her research includes tools from neuroscience, including magnetic resonance imaging, in infants, children, and adults, as well as biological markers of aging and health.
September 2019 VKC Notables: "Leading the Vanguard: Kathryn Humphreys"