Talia is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology. Her research interests include children's early understanding of numbers, specifically as it relates to early math education. She is currently exploring various instructional strategies that can be used to teach preschool children number concepts, and is investigating the incorporation of technology into the home to improve students' math attitudes and achievement. She received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College. After graduating, Talia worked the Cognitive Development Lab at Wesleyan University, studying the relationship between language acquisition and conceptual development.