Michaela Dresel

Social cognitive development in infants

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Michaela Dresel

PhD Student
School of Psychology


Michaela completed her Honours in Psychology in 2019, and is now working towards gaining her PhD. Her research interests lie in infant theory of mind, including how they learn that other people can have different motivations, knowledge, and beliefs than they do. In her time outside of the university she enjoys writing and performing poetry, and cross-stitching.


BA (Psychology), BSc (Hons) in Psychology

Research Interests

Developmental Psychology, social cognition, theory of mind

PhD Topic

Social cognitive development in infants.


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Alia Martin

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Jason Low

Lab Association

Infant and Child Cognition Lab