Brent Vander Wyk Ph.D.

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Brent Vander Wyk is an Assistant Professor in the Yale Child Study Center. He earned his degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Carnegie Mellon University and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition. He is interested in the basic cognitive and brain mechanisms involved in social cognition and how those mechanisms carry out the complex information processing required for social perception and real-time face-to-face interactions.  The aim is to develop explicit models of neural functioning that offer a better understanding of typical and atypical development. 


Jonathan Bornstein - postgraduate associate

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Jonathan Bornstein graduated from Tufts University, completed a post-baccalaureate premedical program at the University of Virginia, and is planning to pursue an M.D. Jon is studying the perception of normal and incongruent biological motion as well as the impact of addiction on the neurobiological processes related to parenting.