The Yale Early Social Cognition Lab, led by Dr. Chawarska, is a part of the Social Neuroscience Laboratory and the Yale Autism Program. Our goal is to decode the complex processes that underlie the typical and atypical development in visual social cognition during early childhood.
Welcome New Lab Members!
published 24 June 2013
Many of our research fellows and assistants are moving on to bigger and better things this summer. Judah Koller has accepted a faculty position at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Alexandra Dowd will be pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and Eugenia Gisin will be starting medical school at Penn State. We're also happy to welcome Lilli Flink and Sharlene Lansiquot as Developmental and Computational Social Neuroscience Fellows and Jennifer Foss-Feig as a Postgrad Fellow at the Child Study Center. For more information about our lab’s members and alumni, please see our people page.
IMFAR Posters and Presentations
published 1 May 2013
Dr. Chawarska is travelling to Spain this weekend to present at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Several members of the lab have had posters accepted for the conference and Dr. Chawarska will be presenting her talk, "Decreased Social Attention in 6-Month-Old Infants Later Diagnosed with ASD". To learn more about recent posters and publications, please see our publications page.
Read About our Research
published 5 February 2013
published 14 January 2013
New Publication: Context modulates attention to social scenes in toddlers with autism
published August 2012