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Associate Professor, Franklin and Marshall College

Lauren is an Associate Professor at Franklin and Marshall College (Psychology Department / Scientific and Philosophical Study of the Mind Program/Biological Foundations of Behavior Program). She studies social-cognitive development, with a current focus on the situations and people that infants, children, and nonhuman primates learn from most robustly (see for more information).

Lauren got her start in developmental psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, where she earned a Bachelor of Philosophy in Psychology and Anthropology.  
After graduating from Pitt, Lauren became a lab manager for the Early Learning Project at Georgetown University.  Here, Lauren worked on projects examining infant memory for screen media.


She completed her masters degree in 2010 at the University of Maryland and a PhD in 2015 at the University of Chicago.

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