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Alleyne Broomell

Alleyne Broomell

Assistant Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Psychology

Contact Information

Email: abroomell@wcu.edu
Office: 302-O Killian Building
Personal Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=dPY0JH4AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
Pronouns: She/her

Education

  • Ph D, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Neuroscience and Biological Psychology
  • MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • BS, Emory University
  • BSc, Emory University, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology

Teaching Interests

PSY 271 + 272 Research Methods<br>PSY 320 Developmental Psychology of Childhood <br>PSY 448 Human Neuropsychology<br>PSY 748 Clinical Neuropsychology<br>PSY 851 Advanced Research Methods

Research Interests

Dr. Broomell studies how infants and children control their words and actions and the development of the prefrontal cortex. She uses EEG and behavioral tasks to measure executive function and social cognition in both typically and atypically developing children.<br><br>Current lab studies:<br>Coding infant joint attention<br>Executive function, EEG, and physical activity in a local preschool<br>Infant inhibitory control and social behavior in high risk sample<br><br><b>Dr. Broomell is currently accepting graduate students in the SSP, MS, and PsyD program as well as undergraduate research assistants. </b><b>If you are interested in early childhood socio-cognitive development, neuroscience, parenting, or psychopathology please apply. </b>

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