Carla Macias

Carla Macias

Ph.D. Student
A headshot of Carla Macias

Carla graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Brain and Cognitive Science in 2016. She is currently a 5th year Ph.D student in the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Newark. She is interested in cognitive development, particularly how children use their beliefs about the world to guide their attention and memory. In her current work, she is examining how belief-violating information impacts learning outcomes in both adults and children.

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