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Tricia Striano

Psychology

Tricia 

tricia.striano@hunter.cuny.edu

Biography:

Dr. Striano studied psychology at The College of the Holy Cross ‘95 and obtained her Ph.D. in Psychology/Cognition & Development from Emory University ’00.  Dr. Tricia Striano obtained her Habilitation in ‘08 from the University Osnabrück in Germany.  Recipient of the 2004 Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the 2010 Sanctae Crucis Award of the College of the Holy Cross for outstanding Professional Achievement. Dr. Tricia Striano was Head of the Cultural Ontogeny Group at the Max Planck Institute for Cultural Ontogeny and Head of the Research Group on Neurocognition and Development at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and Center for Advanced Studies at the University Leipzig, Germany.

Website: www.triciastriano.com

Description of research:

Dr. Striano studies early social, cognitive development in the first year of infancy. Her research team studies the way that social cues influence early learning in the first years.  The team also investigates the neural correlates of joint attention, communication and learning, learning from media, the development of early interventions for autism, early cues to autism, and the relationship between art and social cognition. Read more at infancyresearch.com.

Publications:

Striano, T. (2009). My first Autism E-book. About Eyes.  Drstriano.com, Health Productions. ISBN: 0-9785971-2-5

Striano, T.  (2009). Sizes and Shapes Large & Small. Drstriano.com, Health Productions. ISBN:0-9785971-0-9

Striano, T. & Reid, V.M. (2008). Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. Eds. T. Striano & V.M. Reid.

Striano, T. & Reid, V. (2008). Social cognition at the crossroads: Perspectives on understanding others. In T. Striano & V.M. Reid (Eds). Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Striano, T., Kopp, F., Grossmann, T., & Reid, V.M. (2006). Eye contact influences neural processing of emotional expressions in 4-month-old infants. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1(2), 87-94.

Striano, T., Stahl, D., & Cleveland, A. (2009). Taking a closer look at social and cognitive Skills: A weekly longitudinal assessment between 7 and 10 months of age. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1, 567-591.

Hoehl, S., Reid, V., Parise, E., Handl, A., Palumbo, L., & Striano, T. (2009). Looking ateye gaze processing and its neural correlates in infancy: Implications for socialdevelopment and autism spectrum disorder. Child Development, 80(4)  968-985. (6)