Georgene Troseth
Associate Professor of Psychology


  • Child development
  • Cognition and brain development

Georgene Troseth is associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, and affiliated with Vanderbilt’s Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. Troseth’s research focuses on young children’s symbolic development, including their understanding of symbolic artifacts (e.g., pictures, video images, scale models) and of the intent to symbolize. Her current research involves young children’s understanding and use of television and video, video chat (Skype, FaceTime), eBooks, and touch screens.