Dr. Maggie Guy
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

Dr. Guy is the co-director of the Loyola Center for Research on Child Development and director of the Cognitive Development Lab within the Department of Psychology at LUC. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee and received postdoctoral training at the University of South Carolina. Her research interests are in the area of developmental cognitive neuroscience with an emphasis on the development of attention, information processing, and recognition memory in typically developing infants and infants at increased risk of autism spectrum disorder. To complete this research, Dr. Guy utilizes a multi-method approach, including measures of infant looking behavior, brain activity, and heart rate.

Dr. Elizabeth Wakefield
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

Dr. Wakefield is the co-director of the Loyola Center for Research on Child Development and director of the Movement and Learning Lab in the Department of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago. She earned her B.A. from Kalamazoo College and her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She continued her training as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago, before joining the faculty at Loyola. Dr. Wakefield employs behavioral, eye tracking and neuroimaging methods to understand how children and adults process and learn through different forms of movement experience: actions and gestures. 

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