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Munakata, Yuko Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Munakata conducts research on cognitive processes and their development and neural basis. She uses a variety of methods, including behavioral studies with infants, children, and adults, computational models, neuroimaging, pupillometry, neuropharmacological manipulations, and links to psychopathology. She is particularly interested in how knowledge is organized and how it develops, and in the mechanisms that allow people to gain increasing control over their thoughts and actions with development.

keywords

  • cognitive development, developmental cognitive neuroscience, computational modeling, executive function

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • PSYC 4011 Senior Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 4841 Independent Study (Upper Division) (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 5825 Executive Function Proseminar (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 6841 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 6951 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 4011 Senior Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 4744 Methods in Developmental Psychology (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 4841 Independent Study (Upper Division) (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 6841 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 6951 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Summer 2018)
  • PSYC 4011 Senior Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 4541 Special Topics in Psychology- Social Science (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 4841 Independent Study (Upper Division) (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 6841 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 6951 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

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