Sharon Lee Armstrong, PhD
Sharon Lee Armstrong, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of PsyD Research & Dissertations at La Salle University, Associate Faculty Member at Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science, and Research Consultant at Selective Mutism Research Institute. Her specializations within Cognitive Science are psycholinguistics, language development, concepts / categorization / semantics, reasoning, decision making, and metacognition, which she has investigated in selective mutism, autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia, aphasia, and depression. She belongs to the Psychonomic Society, Association for Psychological Science (APS), APA Divisions of Experimental Psychology and Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Selective Mutism Association (SMA), and Society for Philosophy & Psychology. She presents at national conferences (e.g., the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anxiety and Depression Association of America, APS, and SMA). Recently co-authored articles include "Assessing Spoken Language Competence in Children With Selective Mutism: Using parents as test presenters," "Social Anxiety Treatment for Children and Families With Selective Mutism: A Pilot Study," and "Can Prototype Representations Support Composition and Decomposition?"