Thalia R. Goldstein Ph.D.

Thalia R. Goldstein Ph.D.

Thalia R. Goldstein, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Psychology at Pace University researching children's role play, pretend, and acting. She is the author on numerous articles and book chapters on the effects of acting training on social skills, how we understand fiction, and children's developing understanding of pretend. Thalia has been a Postdocotral Fellow at Yale University, earned a Ph.D. from Boston College, a B.A. from Cornell University and spent several years as a professional actress and dancer in New York City. 

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The Mind On Stage

Fictional worlds, cognition, and emotion
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