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Allison Gabouer

UX Researcher

Allison’s previous research focuses on the cognitive development of children and adults, and how they learn and process social information. Having spent most of her time in academia, Allison has a mix of experience creating, running, and publishing studies. Her work in the non-profit industry led to a passion for delivering the insights of research to the people who can use it most. Allison has a PhD in developmental psychology from the University of California, Merced, and a BS in Psychology from Purdue University.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I have been to Yosemite National Park at least 10 times.

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

I loved living in Merced, CA. It's a small town in the central valley, home to the newest UC school. It has amazing views of Yosemite and it's close to everything California has to offer... plus, no snow!

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Build a fireplace in my living room!

Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

I really enjoy going to the zoo and learning about the animals; my favorite is the sloth bear.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include...

Stephen Dubner, Kyle Richards, and Donald Glover.

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Coffee and a walk with my dog.

Long-term personal or professional goal:

Complete a study with non-human primates.

What fictional family would you like to join?

The Belchers
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