University of Pennsylvania
School of Arts and Sciences
Liz Brannon is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Chair Professor of Psychology. Her research focuses on the development and evolutionary building blocks of numerical cognition using diverse subject populations (human adults, human infants, children of all ages, nonhuman primates) and many behavioral and neurobiological methods (psychophysical methods, fMRI, ERP, EEG, single-unit recording in monkeys). She was awarded the Young Investigator Award from The Society for Experimental Psychology, a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, a Merck Scholar Award, and a James McDonnell Scholar Award. Dr. Brannon’s research is funded by The National Institutes of Health and The National Science Foundation. She is an associate editor at Open Mind, serves on the board of The Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society, and directs the psychology honors program for the psychology department at Penn.