Vlad Ayzenberg

Graduate Student

Education and Training:

2014 - Laboratory Manager, Spatial Cognition Lab, Emory University

2012 - Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Temple University

Research Interests:

I am interested in the relationship between spatial thinking and math. Specifically, I study how intuitive geometric reasoning may develop in conjunction with navigation abilities. I employ a variety of techniques including virtual reality and eye tracking to study these processes from infancy to adulthood.

Posters and Presentations:

Ayzenberg, Vladislav. Harris, Justin. Newcombe, Nora (2012). Early spatial interactions during video game play. Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) Conference, 2012.


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