Enda Tan received his PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2021. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Child Development Lab at the University of Maryland. His research explores the building blocks of early social cognition and affective processes. His dissertation examined the neurophysiological mechanisms underlying infants’ responses to sociomoral events. At the Child Development Lab, his research explores the nature of social anxiety and the long-term consequences of early adversity.


  • Ph.D
    Developmental Psychology
Research Methods
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Eye tracking
Facial electromyography
Research Interests
Social Cognition
Cognitive Neuroscience
Fear and Anxiety
Enda Tan
Child Development Lab, Benjamin Building
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
endatan [at] umd.edu