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Vanessa Diaz

Vanessa Diaz

Faculty, Department of Psychology
Faculty, Developmental Science
Faculty, infant-Language Emotion Attention Perception
Director, Cognition Lab


  • Vanessa Diaz graduated with a Ph.D. and Master's degree in Developmental Psychology from the University of Florida. Vanessa completed concentrations in Neuroscience and Methodology, while focusing her research on bilingual children in the United States. Vanessa obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University in Miami, where she obtained a minor in French Language and Culture, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Bilingualism
  • Socio-Cognitive Development
  • Theory of Mind
  • Executive Functioning
  • Language Development
  • Immigrant Families

Courses Taught

  • PSY4364 - Bilingualism & Development

    Vanessa Diaz

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