- Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Focus, University of Houston, 2013
M.A. in Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Focus, University of Houston, 2009
B.A. in Psychology, Spanish Minor, Texas A&M University, 2006
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Language Development, and Multilingualism.
Archila-Suerte, P., Woods, E. A., Chiarello, C., & Hernandez, A. E. (2018). Neuroanatomical profiles of bilingual children. Developmental Science, 21(5), e12654.
Bilson, S., Yoshida, H., Tran, C. D., Woods, E. A., & Hills, T. (2014). Semantic Network Structure in Bilingual and Monolingual First Language Acquisition. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of theCognitive Science Society (pp. 200-205). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
Bilson, S., Yoshida, H., Tran, C.D., Woods, E.A., & Hill, T.T. (2015). Semantic facilitation in bilingual first language acquisition. Cognition, 140, 122-134.
Hernandez, A. E., Mattarella-Micke, A., Redding, R. W. T., Woods, E. A., &Beilock, S. L. (2011). Age of acquisition in sport: Starting early matters. The American Journal of Psychology. 124(2), 253-260.
Hernandez, A. E., Woods, E. A.,& Bradley, K. (2015). Neural correlates of single word reading in bilingual children and adults. Brain & Language, 143, 11-19.
Woods, E. A., Hernandez, A. E., Wagner, V. E., & Beilock, S. L. (2014). Expert athletes activate somatosensory and motor planning regions of the brain when passively listening to familiar sports sounds. Brain and Cognition, 87, 122-133.
Woods, E. A. & Yoshida, H. (2012). Effects of learning order and previous language experience in novel word learning. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2546-2551). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.