Jacqueline Woolley

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Jacqueline WOOLLEY

College of Liberal Arts


Dr. Jacqueline Woolley is professor and associate chair of the Department of Psychology.

Dr. Woolley’s research addresses children’s understanding of reality, a topic with a long history that continues to intrigue and perplex developmental psychologists. The goal of her research is to investigate how children make reality status judgments when they encounter novel information.

The findings of the studies in Dr. Woolley’s lab have important implications for preschool and elementary education, parenting and clinical practice with young children.

Dr. Woolley's research is funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


Fall 2008

Fantasy and Reality, PSY 333F
Research Lab, PSY 357