You are here: Home / People / Susan M. Rivera

Susan M. Rivera

Susan M. Rivera

Professor

Psychology

202 Cousteau Pl., Suite 250, Room 245
Davis , California 95618
Office Phone: 530-747-3802

Education:

  1. PhD (University of California, Berkeley)

Biography:

Dr. Rivera conducts research on the origins and development of symbolic representation in both infants and children. She uses classic behavioral as well as neuroimaging (fMRI) techniques to investigate such things as the development of dorsal vs. ventral visual processing, object representation, numerical cognition and affective processing. As a member of the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, she also conducts research contrasting typical development with that of children with neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism and fragile X Syndrome.
One of her main research goals is to build a framework for integrating the previously disparate methodological and theoretical orientations of cognitive developmental and neuroscience research. By employing a variety of converging research techniques, she strives to elucidate the complex brain-behavior relationships that underlie cognitive development.

Neurocognitive Development Laboratory
File Curriculum Vitae
Publications
File [ยทยทยท]
PDF File pdf_file.2014-08-20.0313869115
No associated reference
Center for Mind and Brain

267 Cousteau Place
Davis, CA 95618

(530) 297-4651 phone
(530) 297-4400 fax

Give

Image gift icon

Your generous, tax-deductible gifts help fund our investigations into how the mind works.