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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Psychology


Daniel Hipp

Please note Dr. Hipp is not accepting graduate applicants

Areas of expertise/research interests

  • Visual Perception and Psychophysics
  • Cognitive Development
  • Imitation and Social Learning
  • Eye Tracking

Professional Biography

Daniel Hipp earned his Ph.D in 2015 from Binghamton University, where he produced research regarding the ontogeny of visual perception and imitation learning using a variety of modern methods.   He has worked with human and non-human primate infants, and still maintains membership in Vision Science Society and the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology. 

Dr. Hipp has taught a wide variety of psychology courses at Binghamton University and continues to do so now at DU.  Subjects for courses include Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Ethology, Statistics, and Research Methods.


  • Ph.D, Binghamton University
  • M.Sc., Binghamton University
  • B.A., State University of New York at Oswego

Selected Publications

  • Hipp, D., Gerhardstein, P., Zimmermann, L., Moser, A., Taylor, G., & Barr, R. (in press). The dimensional divide: Learning from TV, tablets, and touchscreens during early childhood. In R. Barr & D. Linebarger (Eds.), Media Exposure During Infancy and Early Childhood: The Effect of Content and Context on Learning and Development. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Taylor, G., Hipp, D., Moser, A., Dickerson, K., and Gerhardstein, P. (2014) The Development of Object Perception: A Review of the Physiology and Psychophysics of Contour Detection. Frontiers in Psychology (Perception Science)
  • Hipp, D., Moser, A., Dickerson, K., and Gerhardstein, P.  (2014)  Age-Related Changes in Visual Contour Integration: Implications for Physiology from  Psychophysics. Journal of Developmental Psychobiology.
  • Gerhardstein, P., Tse, J., Dickerson, K., Hipp, D., and Moser, A. (2012). The human visual system uses a global closure mechanism. Vision Science.