Hilary Barth is a professor of psychology and co-director of the Cognitive Development Laboratories at Wesleyan University (with Dr. Anna Shusterman). Her research program focuses on human cognition and its development throughout childhood and into adulthood.

Dr. Barth completed her Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience at MIT, followed by postdoctoral training at the Laboratory for Developmental Studies at Harvard University. She did her undergraduate work at Bryn Mawr College in Psychology, concentrating in Neural & Behavioral Sciences.

Undergraduates, parents of young children, and teachers or daycare center coordinators who would like to learn about getting involved in research can learn more at Dr. Barth’s lab website.

Click here for a PDF of Dr. Barth’s CV, updated December 2023.