Cognition Across Development

I'm excited to announce that I will be joining the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Fall 2018!

For the most up to date information and to learn more about my work, please check out my new lab website at:

Dr. Tara M. Mandalaywala

Department of Psychology
New York University

Phone: (212) 998 -7902

PhD, Comparative Human Development, The University of Chicago
MA, Comparative Human Development, The University of Chicago
AB with distinction, Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University

My research takes a comparative approach to investigating the effects of experience on the development of social cognition and behavior in human and non-human primates.  In particular, I examine how diversity in early life experience affects long-term outcomes using a comparative approach and methods from behavioral endocrinology and developmental psychology.