Lisa Oakes is Professor of Psychology and Faculty Researcher at the Center for Mind and Brain, University of California at Davis. She received her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin. She was a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at The University of Iowa before joining the faculty at the University of California at Davis. Her work examines many aspects of infant cognition, including categorization, visual short-term memory, and
Cara H. Cashon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville. She received her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the developmental changes in infant perception and cognition, particularly face processing. In her most recent work she has focused on non-linear changes in face processing and their relation to the development of motor skills.
Marianella Casasola is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human
Development at Cornell University, where she has been teaching since earning her doctorate in Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research examines aspects of infant spatial cognition, young children's acquisition of spatial language, and the interplay between language and cognition during the first two years of development.
David H. Rakison is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his doctorate at the University of Sussex and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin. His research is in the area of infant perception and cognition with a focus on categorization, induction, the development of the animate-inanimate distinction, and mechanisms of cognitive change.show more