Daphna Buchsbaum

Daphna Buchsbaum
Assistant Professor

Biography

Daphna Buchsbaum is an Assistant Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. She directs the Computational Cognitive Development Lab, and its sister lab the Canine Cognition Lab. Prior to coming to Brown University, Dr. Buchsbaum was an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, where her research received funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. She was named an Association for Psychological Science Rising Star in 2018. Dr. Buchsbaum completed her postdoctoral work as a Senior Research Fellow in the University of St. Andrews Psychology department, where her research was funded by an ESRC Future Research Leaders grant. Her research has since been funded by She completed her doctoral training the UC Berkeley Psychology department, as well as a master's degree in the UC Berkeley Statistics department, focusing on applications of probability theory and statistical computing. Before that, she completed a master's degree at the MIT Media Lab, working on social learning in interactive animated characters. Dr. Buchsbaum is also a Brown alum, where she received an A.B. in Human Biology.