Dr. Kevin Pelphrey Yale University School of Medicine, USA

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Kevin Pelphrey is the Harris Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry and Director, Child Neuroscience Laboratory at the Yale Child Study Center. He completed his doctoral studies in psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001. He then undertook postdoctoral training in cognitive neuroscience at Duke University.... read moreWork in Dr. Pelphrey's laboratory focuses on discovering brain mechanisms underlying the development of different aspects of social cognition including social perception, theory of mind, and the perception and regulation of emotion. The laboratory conducts studies focused on fundamental questions regarding the typical and atypical development of social cognition in children with and without autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Pelphrey has received a Scientist Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, a John Merck Scholars Award for his work on the biology of developmental disorders, and the American Psychological Association's Boyd McCandless Award for distinguished early career theoretical contributions to Developmental Psychology.