Each member of the Core Faculty is involved in developmental research. Dr. Ornstein, Dr. Reznick, and Dr. Cheatham are primarily interested in cognitive topics. Dr. Gariepy, Dr. Kurtz-Costes, Dr. Seaton, and Dr. Cox are primarily interested in social development. The Core Faculty have various shared interests and collaborations. All of these faculty are involved in the Durham Child Health and Human Development Study. See Research Themes for a list of topics that the Developmental faculty are currently engaged in.