Ángel E. Tovar y Romo, PhD

Dr. Angel Eugenio Tovar y Romo is an associate professor at the Department of Psychology at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) and belongs to Mexico’s National System of Researchers. He obtained his doctorate in psychology at UNAM and later completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Lancaster University, United Kingdom in Dr. Gert Westermann’s Laboratory of cognitive science. His research focuses on understanding cognitive development, pathway to the modeling and computational simulation of processes of perception, categorization, memory, and their impact on language. He studies populations with typical and atypical development, particularly populations with Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorders. Some of his works have been published in journals such as Cognition and Developmental Science and presented in forums such as the Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, a society of which he is also a member.