Research AreasDr. Lickliter conducts research on the development of intersensory perception in animal and human infants, with a particular interest in the role of selective attention in perceptual processing, learning, and memory. His research also focuses on the influence of prenatal sensory stimulation on neural, physiological, and behavioral development. His theoretical efforts have addressed the assumptive base of the nature-nurture debate, the role of experience in development, the relations between developmental and evolutionary theory, and the history of developmental thinking in biology and psychology. Dr. Lickliter is currently Associate Editor of Developmental Science and serves on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychobiology and Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science and received the Frank Beach Comparative Psychology Award from the APA.