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Tashauna Blankenship

Title: Assistant Professor


Department: Psychology

Areas of Expertise

Attention and Memory Development, Executive Functioning, Developmental cognitive neuroscience 


PhD, Virginia Tech

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Tashauna Blankenship’s research interests include 1) better understanding how memory processes interact with other cognitive systems across development, 2) exploring the developmental origins of memory and attention, and 3) investigating how memory and attention systems differentially impact academic achievement.

Lab Website:


Psych 241: Infancy and Child Development

Psych 477: Cognitive Development