Education and Behavioral Sciences
Ph.D. Child Psychology - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
B.A. Psychology, Philosophy, and German - Luther College, Decorah, IA
Dr. Granrud is Director and an active faculty member of the School of Psychological Sciences. Prior to coming to UNC in the mid-90s, he spent several years as an assistant professor and associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He received the Bush Foundation Fellowship from the University of Minnesota and also served as an NIMH predoctoral trainee during his time in Minnesota.
Dr. Granrud's research focuses on the development of visual perception in infants and children. Areas of specialization for Dr. Granrud include sensation and perception and developmental psychology.
Corrow, S., Mathison, J., Granrud, C. E., & Yonas, A. (2014). Six-month-old infants’ perception of the hollow face illusion: Evidence for a general convexity bias. Perception.
Kavšek, M., & Granrud, C. E. (2013). The ground is dominant in infants’ perception of relative distance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 341-348.
Kavšek, M., & Granrud, C. E. (2012). Children’s and adults’ size estimates at near and far distances: A test of the perceptual learning theory of size constancy development. I-Perception, 3, 459-466.