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Jennifer Drake
Position: Associate Professor, Psychology
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Phone: 718- 951-5000 x3585
Degrees/Diplomas: Boston College, Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology with a Minor in Statistics
Training Area: Cognitive and Comparative Psychology (CCP)|Developmental Psychology
Research Interests: Drawing and Emotion regulation; cognitive and perceptual skills in artists and artistically gifted children; aesthetic judgments; drawing and STEM learning
Jennifer Drake's research program focuses on emotion regulation and the arts in children and adults. In a second line of research, she studies the cognitive and perceptual processes underlying graphic representation skill in artistically gifted children in order to understand the development of superior perceptual abilities. She also studies children's and adult's conceptions about what counts as art.