Visiting Fellow, HBCSE
Sweta is a visiting researcher at HBCSE. She is currently a doctoral candidate of developmental psychology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is particularly keen in experimental methodologies and the development of social and cultural cognition in infancy and early childhood – specifically factors that contribute to children's understanding of their social worlds.
Sweta's doctoral research is focused on the investigation of the origins of group influence and conformity. She is examining the extent to which babies prioritize and evaluate information provided by groups. She does so by using eye-tracking technology and behavioural measures.