Update: I am now an Assistant Professor at Harvard's Department of Psychology, heading the Computation, Cognition, and Development lab, where we study people's common-sense reasoning using computational tools and behavioral experiments with children and adults. This website will no longer be updated, for more recent information please check out this new website.


My thesis was on the nature and origin of intuitive theories, available here.


A current CV can be found here.



Why do babies cry?

My theory on the origin of extreme infant vocalization.

Brainy Bibs

Dress your young one in the finest scientific apparel.

Lion Cub

The lion cub I am rearing against Rome, and other photos.

Posterior Science Forum

Writings on science.