Samuel (Sam) Marsan administers comprehensive measures of cognitive functioning in children while assessing their abilities in visual and linguistic domains. Sam also collects and analyses behavioral data in a study that seeks to validate a digital screening tool for early detection of social and communication delays. Some of his responsibilities include training undergraduate students in identifying affect expressions and gestures that are of interest in describing children’s developmental differences. Sam earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014. His background encompasses research in attentional biases present in addictive behaviors. In his free time, Sam enjoys actively consuming news and practicing yoga. As a native from Havana City, he loves traditional Cuban music and art.
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