Graduate Students

 

Marissa Ogren
Graduate Student
mogren@ucla.edu

Marissa is a fourth-year graduate student in the Developmental Psychology program at UCLA. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Washington in 2012. She is interested in social development during the early years of life. At UCLA, her research focuses on emotion discrimination in infancy, and how this skill develops over time.

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Andrew Sanders
Graduate Student
ajsanders@ucla.edu

Andrew is a fourth-year graduate student in the Developmental Psychology program at UCLA. He received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2012 from UCLA. Prior to graduate school Andrew worked in the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment using EEG to investigate biomarkers of atypical development and neurodevelopmental disorders. In the Baby Lab he is interested in studying how to enhance early learning based on the way infants extract information from the environment, apply these patterns to new surroundings and make predictions based on these rules.

Emily Neer
Graduate Student
emilyneer@ucla.edu

Emily is a first-year graduate student in the Developmental Psychology program at UCLA. She received her B.S. in Psychology and B.S. in Human Development from Virginia Tech in 2016. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a lab manager in The Cognitive Development Lab at The Ohio State University. She is excited to be a part of the Baby Lab and is looking forward to exploring questions around infant visual attention and language development.