Cognition refers to the act or process of knowing, which includes awareness and judgment, perceiving, reasoning, and conceiving. Cognitive ability refers to individual level of functioning in intellectual tasks. Cognitive development refers to the acquisition of conscious thought, reasoning, symbol manipulation, and problem solving abilities beginning in infancy and following an orderly sequence.
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Adam Anderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Amy Booth, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology & Human Development
Penelope H. Brooks, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Emerita, Peabody College
Bruce Compas, Ph.D.
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development; Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Psycho-Oncology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Alexander Conley, Ph.D.
Research Instructor, Center for Cognitive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D.
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education; Professor of Psychology, Radiology, and Pediatrics; Associate Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center; Director, IDDRC Translational Neuroimaging Core C; Faculty Director, VKC Reading Clinic
Karen D'Apolito, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing, Director of Neonatology Program
Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics
Isabel Gauthier, Ph.D.
David K. Wilson Chair and Professor of Psychology; Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Reyna L. Gordon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Psychology
Director, Music Cognition Lab
H. Carl Haywood, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, Peabody College
David Lubinski, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody College; Co-Director, Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth
Amy Needham, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Paul Newhouse, M.D.
Jim Turner Professor of Cognitive Disorders;
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology, and Medicine; Director, Vanderbilt Center for Cognitive Medicine; Physician-Scientist, VA-TVHS GRECC
Julia Noland, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Bunmi Olatunji, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Interim Dean, Vanderbilt University Graduate School
Sohee Park, Ph.D.
Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology; Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Medicine, Health & Society
Sarika Peters, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Gavin Price, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology & Human Development
John J Rieser, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Emeritus
Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Ph.D.
Anita S. and Antonio M. Gotto Chair in Child Development; Professor of Psychology
Georgene Troseth, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Peabody College
Mark Wallace, Ph.D.
Louise B. McGavock Endowed Chair; Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Psychology
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