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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Barbara A. Younger-RossmannBarbara A. Younger

Associate Professor, Developmental Psychology

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 1232

E-mail: younger@psych.purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-7720
Website: http://www2.psych.purdue.edu/~younger/

Ph.D. Texas, 1984

Research interests:

General research interests in cognitive and social-cognitive development, with an emphasis on infancy and early childhood.  Secondary interest in human-animal interactions.

Recent Publications:

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.