Rachel A. Snyder
Lab Website:http://www.temple.edu/infantlab/Bio: Rachel Snyder is a first year graduate student in the developmental program, working with Dr. Nora Newcombe. She recently earned her B.A. in Honors Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), completing a thesis entitled “Infant Imitation of Action Sequences: Single and Varied Concepts via Televised Models.” Beyond her work at IUP and Temple University, Rachel has acted as a research assistant in developmental and social cognition labs at both Yale University (through the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates Program) and Villanova University. Her current research interests include early understanding of spatial representations, the uses of interactive technologies in early learning and how research on these topics can be applied within real world settings.