Conor Steckler, PhD Candidate
Conor studies the cognitive and emotional mechanisms involved in moral judgement and decision-making, and is currently investigating how different inputs, such as consistency, affect infants’ social evaluations.
Julia is interested in early moral reasoning. She is currently investigating how infants and young children evaluate prosocial and antisocial actions, and what factors influence performance of these actions.
Enda Tan, PhD Candidate
Enda is interested in the evolutionary and ontogenetic origins of moral evaluations, and is currently investigating whether property rights influence infants’ reasoning about sharing and taking behaviors.
Sandra Lasry, Graduate Student
Sandra is interested in the implication of intersubjectivity in the emergence of morality. She explores to what extent mechanisms such as social referencing and perspective-taking impact infants’ moral evaluations. Sandra is currently a visiting international graduate student.
Miranda Sitch, MA Candidate
Miranda is interested in the development of social cognition. She is particularly interested in the development of prosocial behaviour, moral cognition, and empathy, as well infant’s and children’s understanding of others mental states. She is currently investigating the early development of skills and capacities related to wisdom.
Former Graduate Students
Jason is currently teaching at UBC and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Doan is currently pursuing a career in education.