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Welcome to Dr. Kang Lee's Research Lab


Dr. Kang Lee
The Child Development Research Group and
The Early Social Development Lab

Dr. Kang Lee has two main foci of research: 

Lying in children and adults

and the

Development of face processing

The Child Development Research Group is interested in children's social and cognitive development related to deception, while the Early Social Development Lab focuses on the development of face processing in infants.

In the Media

TED Talk  - February, 2016

CBC News  - January 23, 2016

Pacific Standard  - June 17, 2014

WIRED  - March 20, 2014

BBC World Service - The Why Factor - May 17, 2013

The Honesty Experiment - May 6, 2013































New Publications

Deception: Lee, K., Talwar, V., McCarthy, A., Ross, I., Evans, A., & Arruda, C. (2014). Can Classic Moral Stories Promote Honesty in Children?  Psychological Sciences, [link to pdf].

Face Processing: Liu, S., Xiao, N. G., Quinn, P. C., Zhu, D., Ge, L., Pascalis, O., & Lee, K. (2015). Asian infants show preference for own-race but not other-race female faces: The role of infant caregiving arrangements. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 593. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00593 [link to pdf]

More Deception & Face Processing Publications


Links: Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study   Applied Psychology and Human Development  

OISE/University of Toronto   Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development