Title: Professor of Developmental Psy
Research: Language learning, reading development, and learning disabilities; School function and Brain development
Tel: 86-10-58808778
Address: Room 724,Yingdong BLVD, Beijing Normal University No 19, Xinwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, P. R. China
Postcode: 100875
Email: taosha@bnu.edu.cn

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Dr. TAO Sha is a professor of developmental psychology in the National Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning at Beijing Normal University, and the director of the Center for Child Brain-Mind Development. With the support from National Science Foundation, National Social Science Foundation and Ministry of Education, Dr. Tao examines individual differences in language learning and reading development, school function and the underlying biological-psycho-social mechanisms. She has published articles on Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Reading Research Quarterly etc. and won several awards for excellent research from Ministry of Education and Beijing municipal government. She has served as the deputy director of the Developmental Psychology Branch, Chinese Psychology Society, and a standing board member of the Branch for Brain and Education, Chinese Education Society since 2013. Since 2015, she has been leading a longitudinal study on school children function and brain development.