December 17, 2017

Today my research on children's development of the Uncanny Valley was featured on NPR. Check it out here

October 14, 2017

Thank you to everyone who was able to stop by my poster on children's willingness to trust social robots at CDS. 

For a digital copy of my poster, you can download or view the pdf version below. Thank you again!

Brink & Wellman - CDS 2017 

February 3, 2017

As a quick weekend project, I decided to finally dive into the Reddit API to see what people were talking about on r/movies. For those of you who don't know me, I'm a huge movie geek so this felt like a good way to spend the weekend.

R/movies is a forum dedicated to dis...

October 30, 2016

Thank you to everyone who was able to stop by my poster on children's development of the Uncanny Valley at the Society for Research in Child Development's special topics meeting: Tech & Media in Children's Development. 

For those of you who couldn't make...

May 28, 2016

At the 28th Annual Conference for the Association for Psychological Science I presented a poster on my ongoing research investigating how babies use statistics to make judgments about other people.

Imagine you are at a party where there is a large bowl of...

December 8, 2015

As a member of Michigan Science Writers at the University of Michigan, I contribute articles about burgeoning research in the field of psychology. See my piece on how parents who have math phobia can prevent passing it on to their children. 

October 10, 2015

This weekend at the Ninth Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, I presented the preliminary results of my research exploring how children think about robots.

Robots are increasingly a part of children’s lives. They can be found teaching in classrooms, w...

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