Faculty & Labs

Gedeon Deák


Homepage: http://cogdevlab.ucsd.edu/
Email: gdeak@ucsd.edu

Office: AP&M 2839
Phone: 858 822.3352

Research Interests

Cognitive development in children, embodied learning, infant-parent interaction, cognitive flexibility.

Featured Publications

Deak, G.O. (2006). Do children really confuse appearance and reality?TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences, 10, 546-550.

Selected Publications

de Barbaro, K. A., Chiba, A. A, & Deak, G. O. (in press) Micro-Analysis of Infant Looking in a Naturalistic Social Setting: Insights from Biologically Based Models of Attention. Developmental Science

Deak, G.O., Bartlett, M.S., & Jebara, T. (2007). How social agentsdevelop: New trends in integrative theory-building. Neurocomputing,70, 2139-2147.

Deak, G.O., & Holt, A.E. (2008). Language learning. In H. Roediger(ed.), J. Byrne (series ed.), Learning and memory: A comprehensivereference. Volume IV: Cognitive psychology. Holland: Elsevier.

Lewis, J., Deak, G.O., Jasso, H., & Triesch, J. (2010). Building amodel of infant social interaction. Proceedings of the 32nd AnnualConference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 278-283). Austin, TX:Cognitive Science Society.

Liao, Y., Feng, W., Deak, G.O., Li, P., Jia, S.,& Li, H. (2011). Thisought to be good: Brain activity accompanying positive and negativeexpectations and outcomes. Psychophysiology.

Jasso, H., Triesch, J., Lewis, J., & Deák, G.O. (2012). A unifiedaccount of gaze-following. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous MentalDevelopment, 4(4), 257-272. DOI: 10.1109/TAMD.2012.2208640.

Liao, Y., Akalin Acar, Z., Makeig, S., & Deák, G. O. (2015). EEG imaging of toddlers during dyadic turn-taking: Mu-rhythm modulation while producing or observing social actions. NeuroImage, 112, 52-60. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.02.055