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David S. Moore

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David S.  Moore
David S. Moore is a Professor of Psychology at Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate University in Southern California. He received his B.A. in psychology from Tufts University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in developmental and biological psychology from Harvard University; he also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the City University of New York. He is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist with expertise in perceptual and cognitive development in infancy. His empirical research has produced publications on infants' reactions to infant-directed speech, on the development of spatial cognition, and on infants' rudimentary perception of numerical quantities. His theoretical writings have explored the contributions of genetic, environmental, and epigenetic factors to human development. His first book, The Dependent Gene (2001), was widely adopted for use in undergraduate education, was translated into Japanese, and was nominated for the Cognitive Development Society's Best Authored Volume award. His new book on behavioral epigenetics, The Developing Genome, was published by Oxford University Press in 2015.

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