Chaolan Lin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego. She works with Dr. Adena Schachner, who directs the Mind and Development Lab in UC San Diego's Department of Psychology. Her studies focus on children's understanding of technology, such as video chat, augmented reality, and robots, and its impact on early social-cognitive development. She also explores how humans perceive musical robots, with a particular interest in mind perception.
Current Area of Emphasis (also in training)
Social Cognition, Cognitive Development, Mind Perception, Human-Robot Interaction