Melissa Libertus, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Research Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center

Graduate Student Advisees:

  • Emily Braham
  • Liu Ruizhe

Education & Training

  • PhD, Duke University

Research Interests

Cognitive development, mathematical cognition, educational neuroscience, developmental cognitive neuroscience.

Accepting Graduate Students:

Yes

Representative Publications

Libertus, M., Brannon, E. (2009). Behavioral and neural basis of number sense in infancy. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18(6), 346-351.

Libertus, M., Woldorff, M., Brannon, E. (2007). Electrophysiological evidence for notation independence in numerical processing. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 3(1).

Libertus, M., Brannon, E., Pelphrey, K. (2009). Developmental changes in category-specific brain responses to numbers and letters in a working memory task. Neuroimage, 44(4), 1404-1414.

Libertus, M., Pruitt, L., Woldorff, M., Brannon, E. (2009). Induced alpha-band oscillations reflect ratio-dependent number discrimination in the infant brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(12), 2398-2406.

2009 Libertus, M., Brannon, E. (2009). Behavioral and neural basis of number sense in infancy. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18(6), 346-351.

Libertus, M., Brannon, E. (2010). Stable individual differences in number discrimination in infancy. Developmental Science, 13(6), 900-906.

Libertus, M., Brannon, E., Woldorff, M. (2011). Parallels in stimulus-driven oscillatory brain responses to numerical changes in adults and seven-month-old infants. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36(6), 651-667.

Libertus, M., Feigenson, L., Halberda, J. (2011). Preschool acuity of the approximate number system correlates with school math ability. Developmental Science, 14(6), 1292-1300.

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