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(615) 322-8347
217A Hobbs

Research Area

  • Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Developmental Science
  • Education

    Ph.D. (University of Minnesota, 1978)


    John Rieser

    Professor of Psychology and Human Development
    Investigator, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development

    Professor Rieser's research is focused on development and how perception, representation (imagination), and action come to act in concert as a coordinated system. Through mainly experimental studies with toddlers, children, adults and visually impaired adults, he is probing the functional organization of the system and the system's limits.