Klaus Libertus, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Psychology

Graduate Student Advisees: 

  • Ran An
  • Darcy Smith 

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University

Research Interest Summary

Learning; Cognitive & Motor Development; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Infancy

Research Interests

In my research, I investigate the role of motor development for social cognition abilities in typically developing children and in children at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). To identify changes in cognitive and social abilities following the acquisition of new motor milestones, I use motor training and enrichment paradigms with very young infants to facilitate motor development (e.g., using "Sticky Mittens") and eye tracking assessments to evaluate social perception.

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