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Psychological Sciences Faculty


Robert KailRobert Kail

Distinguished 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 1248

E-mail: rkail@purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-6921
Website: http://www2.psych.purdue.edu/~rk/home.html


Degree: Ph.D. Michigan, 1975

Research Interests:

The general aim of my research is to understand cognitive development in childhood and adolescence, with an emphasis on the role of cognitive-processing speed. 

Recent Publications:

Kail, R. V. (2012). Children and their development (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Kail, R. V. & Cavanaugh, J. C. (2012). Human development: A life-span view (6th ed.). Belmont CA:  Cengage