Graduate Students

Natsuki_Atagi

Natsuki Atagi
Graduate Student
natagi@ucla.edu

Natsuki is a sixth-year doctoral student in Developmental Psychology at UCLA. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Gender Studies in 2010 from Indiana University. Her research generally examines language and conceptual learning in children and students. In the Baby Lab, her research focuses on how students’ looking behaviors relate to their math learning.

Christina_Schonberg

Christina Schonberg
Graduate Student
christina.schonberg@gmail.com

Christina Schonberg is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Developmental Psychology program at UCLA. She graduated in 2011 from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Psychology. Her research interests include language and cognitive development in young children, with a focus on the effects of being monolingual or bi-/multilingual. In the Baby Lab, Christina is investigating the role that language exposure plays in infants’ cognitive and perceptual development.

Tawny_Tsang

Tawny Tsang
Graduate Student
tawny.tsang@gmail.com

Tawny is a fourth-year graduate student in the Developmental Psychology program at UCLA. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2011 from UC Berkeley. Prior to UCLA, she completed a research fellowship in developmental neuroscience at the Marcus Autism Center and used eye-tracking methods to investigate visual social attention in children with autism spectrum disorders. Tawny’s research at UCLA focuses on her interest in how early visual behaviors support social and cognitive development.

Marissa_Ogren

Marissa Ogren
Graduate Student
mogren@ucla.edu

Marissa is a second-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.

Andrew_Sanders

Andrew Sanders
Graduate Student
ajsanders@ucla.edu

Andrew is a second-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.