Marjorie Rhodes, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology, NYU; director, Conceptual Development and Social Cognition Lab, NYU

Marjorie Rhodes, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at New York University. She directs the Conceptual Development and Social Cognition Lab at NYU, which conducts research on cognitive development in early childhood at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, the American Museum of Natural History, various New York schools, and an onsite lab at NYU. She received her B.S. in Biopsychology and Cognitive Science and her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Michigan. She has published scholarly works on the development of social categorization, induction, and conceptual development in academic journals that include Psychological Science, Cognitive Psychology, Child Development, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She is a member of the editorial boards of Psychological Science, Child Development, and the Journal of Cognition and Development. Her research is supported by the National Science Foundation.