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IU Bloomington

Emily Fyfe

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Expert Bio

Emily Fyfe is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. Her research is in cognitive development and focuses on how children think, learn and solve problems in mathematics. Her goals are to identify basic cognitive processes that support the construction of knowledge and to design effective instructional techniques.

Fyfe has received numerous awards to fund her research, including a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Institute of Education Sciences.

She obtained her Ph.D. in psychology in 2015 at Vanderbilt University.

Areas of Expertise

Early mathematics education, cognitive development, learning and transfer, educational psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive science.

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