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Koraly Pérez-Edgar, Ph.D.

McCourtney Professor of Child Studies, Professor, Psychology

Research Interests

Areas: Temperarment, anxiety, attention, neural correlates.

Interests: Relations between temperament and psychopathology particularly in children with the extreme temperamental traits of behavioral inhibition and shyness; multi-method approaches involving direct observation of behavior and cognitive functioning, psychophysiology (EEG & ERP), and neuroimaging (fMRI).


  • Ph. D., Psychology, Harvard University, 2001
  • M.A., Psychology, Harvard University, 1998
  • A.B., Psychology, Dartmouth College, Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, 1995