Valerie Miller

Valerie Miller

Graduate Student // Anthropology

Ph.D. Candidate // Anthropology

Teaching Assistant // Anthropology

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Current research: maternal cognition, effects of allomothering on mothers’ psychological functioning, attentional changes associated with pregnancy and motherhood, impact of cultural and social practices on postpartum health, lasting effects of reproduction on memory and attention, relationship between self-reported attentional functioning and tested attentional functioning, biocultural perspectives of human motherhood.

Broader interests: heritability of attentional functioning, epigenetic factors of reproduction and mothering, evolution of maternal behaviors, quantitative statistics, attentional neural networks, allomothering in humans, culturally prescribed illnesses, protective factors, psychological anthropology, and evolutionary psychology.

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