Judith Danovitch, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology

Director of Undergraduate Studies


  • PhD Psychology, Yale University, 2005
  • AB Psychology and Biology, Harvard University, 2000

    Research Interests

    How preschool and elementary school children seek out and evaluate knowledge throughout their development

    Recent representative Publications

    Danovitch, J. H., Fisher, M. E., Schroder, H.S., Hambrick, D. Z., & Moser, J. S. (in press). Intelligence and neurophysiological markers of error monitoring relate to children’s intellectual humility. Child Development.

    Danovitch, J. H., & Shenouda, C. K. (2018). Adults’ and children’s understanding of how expertise influences learning. Experimental Psychology, 65, 1-12.

    Danovitch, J. H., & Mills, C. M. (2017). The influence of familiar characters and other appealing images on young children’s preference for low-quality objects. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35, 476-481.

    Mills, C. M., Danovitch, J. H., Rowles, S. P., & Campbell, I. L. (2017). Children’s success at detecting circular explanations and their interest in future learning. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 24, 1465-1477.

    For a complete list of publications, see click here.