Rosa Li

Rosa Li

Visiting Assistant Professor


My research uses behavioral, eye-tracking, and neuroimaging methods to investigate how children, adolescents, and adults evaluate and make decisions when outcomes are uncertain and/or when peers are involved.

Li, Rosa, et al. “Developmental Maturation of the Precuneus as a Functional Core of the Default Mode Network.Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 31, no. 10, Oct. 2019, pp. 1506–19. Epmc, doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01426. Full Text

Li, Rosa. “Flexing dual-systems models: How variable cognitive control in children informs our understanding of risk-taking across development.Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 27, Oct. 2017, pp. 91–98. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2017.08.007. Full Text

Li, Rosa, et al. “Five-year-olds do not show ambiguity aversion in a risk and ambiguity task with physical objects.Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 159, July 2017, pp. 319–26. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2017.02.013. Full Text

Li, Rosa, et al. “Reason's Enemy Is Not Emotion: Engagement of Cognitive Control Networks Explains Biases in Gain/Loss Framing.The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, vol. 37, no. 13, Mar. 2017, pp. 3588–98. Epmc, doi:10.1523/jneurosci.3486-16.2017. Full Text

Vo, Vy A., et al. “Young children bet on their numerical skills: metacognition in the numerical domain.Psychological Science, vol. 25, no. 9, Sept. 2014, pp. 1712–21. Epmc, doi:10.1177/0956797614538458. Full Text

Park, Joonkoo, et al. “Neural connectivity patterns underlying symbolic number processing indicate mathematical achievement in children.Developmental Science, vol. 17, no. 2, Mar. 2014, pp. 187–202. Epmc, doi:10.1111/desc.12114. Full Text

Li, R., et al. “Children do not exhibit ambiguity aversion despite intact familiarity bias.” Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 5, no. OCT, Jan. 2014. Scopus, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01519. Full Text

Li, Rosa, et al. “Children do not exhibit ambiguity aversion despite intact familiarity bias.Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 5, Jan. 2014, p. 1519. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01519. Full Text

Cantlon, Jessica F., and Rosa Li. “Neural activity during natural viewing of Sesame Street statistically predicts test scores in early childhood.Plos Biology, vol. 11, no. 1, Jan. 2013, p. e1001462. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001462. Full Text