I am a faculty member in the Psychology Field Group at Pitzer College. I am also the Director of the Claremont Infant Study Center. If you're visiting this site because you're a student interested in taking one of my courses, you will find links to the courses I teach under the Courses tab. If you’re visiting because you’re interested in my publications, please click on the Books tab or Publications tab for more information. For links to podcasts and press coverage, please click on the Press/Media tab.

In my lab, my research team and I are currently studying mental rotation in human infants, evaluation of infant attention using EEG, and categorization of infant-directed speech. Each of these areas of research focuses on infant perception and cognition. To learn more about these areas of research, please visit the Research tab. If you’re interested in the Claremont Infant Study Center, check out the BabyLab tab.


  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Developmental Psychology, The City University of New York
  • Ph.D., Harvard University, Developmental Psychology (Advisor: Jerome Kagan)
  • M.A., Harvard University, Psychology
  • B.A., Tufts University, Psychology


Published by Oxford University Press in 2015, and winner of the American Psychological Association’s 2016 William James Book Award for General Psychology and the 2016 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award for Developmental Psychology, The Developing Genome is focused on the dynamic field of behavioral epigenetics. For more information, please click on the book cover below.

© David S. Moore, Ph.D. 2013-2019