Psychological Sciences Faculty
Barbara A. Younger
Associate Professor, Developmental Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA
Psychological Sciences, Room 1232
Degree: Ph.D. Texas, 1984
General research interests in cognitive and social-cognitive development, with an emphasis on infancy and early childhood. Secondary interest in human-animal interactions.
Younger, B. A. (2010). Categorization in human infants. In D. Mareschal, P. C. Quinn, & S. Lea (Eds.), The making of human concepts, pp. 245-263. New York: Oxford University Press.
Younger, B. A. & Johnson, K. (2010). Emerging competence with symbolic artifacts: Implications for the study of categorization and concept development. In L. M. Oakes, C. H. Cashon, M. Casasola, & D. H. Rakison (Eds.) Infant perception and cognition: Recent advances, emerging theories, and future directions. Oxford University Press.