Kevin Pelphrey PhD

Harris Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Psychology; Director of the Child Neuroscience Laboratory

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Child Study Center: Yale Autism Program | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program | Center for Translational Developmental Neuroscience (CTDN)


Dr. Kevin Pelphrey completed his doctoral studies in Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001. He then undertook postdoctoral training in Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University.


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , 2001

Selected Publication

  • Saxe, R., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Scholz, J., Pelphrey, K. A. (2009). Brain Regions for Perceiving and Reasoning About Other People in School-Aged Children, Child Development, 80, 1197-1209.