Melissa Libertus, Ph.D.


Contact

607 LRDC 3939 O'Hara St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

libertus@pitt.edu

Phone:

412-624-7457

Fax:

412-624-9194

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Research Interests

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

Biography

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Accepting Graduate Students: Yes

Graduate Student Advisees

  • Braham, Emily
  • Ruizhe Liu

Degrees

  • PhD, Duke University

Awards

  • International Mind Brain and Education Society (IMBES) Early Career Award (2014)
  • Developmental Science Early Career Research Prize (2011)
  • George H. Hitchings New Investigator Award in Health Research and Training, Triangle Community Foundation (2006-2007)

Publications

  • Publication 915

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

  • Publication 914

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

  • Publication 913

    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.

  • Publication 912

    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.

  • Publication 911

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

  • Publication 910

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

  • Publication 909

    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.

  • Publication 908

    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.