Loyola University Chicago

Infant & Early Childhood Cognition Lab

Kathleen N. Kannass, Ph.D.

Kathleen N. Kannass received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at The University of Iowa in 2001.  From 2001-2004 she did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Kansas.  Her expertise is in cognitive development in infancy and early childhood, and her primary research interests lie in the development of attention and distractibility in infancy, toddlerhood, and the preschool years.  She is also part of interdisciplinary research teams that use our basic understanding of attention to address applied issues such as how nutrition affects cognitive development.