Yu (Tina) Chen
Yu (Tina) Chen is a lab coordinator working with Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Dr. Rebecca Alper, and Dr. Rufan Luo on language intervention and assessment projects in early childhood. Tina graduated from Grinnell College with a B.A. in Psychology and Economics. Prior to joining the Infant and Child Lab, she has worked on multiple child development projects at University of Notre Dame, Yale University, and Grinnell College. Tina is interested in exploring how children’s early experiences (e.g. SES and parental input) shape their language development and how bilingualism affects children’s social cognitive development (e.g. perspective-taking). She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology in Fall 2018.