Philip Zelazo

Philip studies the development and neural bases of executive function, or the conscious control of thought, action, and emotion. His research has been honored by numerous awards, including a Boyd McCandless Young Scientist Award (APA) and a Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award. He is editor of the two-volume Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology (2013), lead developer of the executive function measures for the NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Health, and the Cognitive Health Domain lead scientist for the National Children’s Study.

Philip received his Ph.D. with distinction from Yale University.

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