Vanessa Diaz

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Faculty, Department of Psychology
Faculty, Developmental Science
Faculty, infant-Language Emotion Attention Perception
Director, Cognition Lab
Office Address
235 Williams Hall
Office Phone
Research Center/Lab
Curriculum Vitae
Short Bio
Vanessa Diaz graduated with a Ph.D. and Master's degree in Developmental Psychology from the University of Florida. Vanessa completed concentrations in Neuroscience and Methodology, while focusing her research on bilingual children in the United States. Vanessa obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University in Miami, where she obtained a minor in French Language and Culture, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
  • Bilingualism
  • Socio-Cognitive Development
  • Theory of Mind
  • Executive Functioning
  • Language Development
  • Female Representation in STEM
Recent Courses Taught
  • PSYC4364 - Bilingualism & Development
  • PSYC2034 - Developmental Psychology