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Dr. Kiley Hamlin

Professor

Psychology

Faculty of Arts

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Canada Research Chair

Dr. J. Kiley Hamlin is a Professor of Psychology at UBC, and holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychology. She is the Director of the Centre for Infant Cognition. Dr. Hamlin received her doctorate from Yale University in 2010, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in 2005. Her work explores the earliest developmental origins of the human moral sense, by examining its emergence in preverbal infants who lack language, sophisticated cognitive abilities, and the extensive influence of cultural norms and values.

Research Interests

Development of the human moral sense.