Tamar Kushnir

Tamar Kushnir is the Evalyn Edwards Milman Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development at Cornell University and director of Cornell’s Early Childhood Cognition Laboratory.  She received her M.A. in Statistics and Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kushnir's research examines how children acquire causal and conceptual knowledge about the physical, psychological, and social world.