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On July 28th, undergraduate researchers from the Cognitive Development Labs presented their summer projects at Wesleyan University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session. Ray Peters ’18, Lizzie Shackney ’17, Jamie Hom ’17, and Meghana Kandlur ’18 present their poster, “Partition Dependence in Hypothetical Financial Aid Allocations.” Blue Lab post-doc Pierina Cheung speaks with an interested visitor […]

On April 28th, Wesleyan University’s Psychology Department held its annual poster session. Students presented their work from the past year. The Cognitive Development Labs were represented by nine lab members and presented a total of six posters. Congratulations to all lab members for their impressive research! Kerry Brew ’18, Sarah Corner ’17, and Ilana Ladis ’17 speak with an […]

On October 25th, members of the Cognitive Development Labs attended the Halloween Fall Festival in Middletown for the second year in a row! Lab members had a wonderful time meeting local families while handing out candy and playing number games with trick-or-treaters.   Lab members Jillian Roberts ’15, Sonia Zavala ’15, and Davey Bales ’15 represent […]

On September 23rd, the Wesleyan Connection (Wesleyan University’s online newsletter) published a blog post about the Cognitive Development Labs’ ongoing collaboration with the Connecticut Science Center. The Cognitive Development Labs recently received a $3000 stipend from the National Living Laboratory Initiative to support this collaboration. You can read the blog post here.   Research Assistant […]

On September 15th, Richard Kunert published a post on his blog (Brain’s Idea) citing a study published by Blue Lab’s own Julia Leonard ’11, Talia Berkowitz (Lab Coordinator ’10-’12), and Professor Anna Shusterman. Their research investigated the effects of friendly touch on children’s compliance behavior in a delay-of-gratification task. Current lab member Abby Archibald ’15 […]

On July 31st, undergraduate researchers from the Cognitive Development Labs presented their summer projects at Wesleyan University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session.   Anna Schwab ’16 and Sheri Reichelson ’16 present their summer project, “Developmental Changes in Estimating Spatial Locations”   Elissa Palmer ’16 and Sonia Zavala ’15 present their summer project, “SES-Based Differences in […]

On April 13, members of the Cognitive Development Labs attended Daffodil Day – Kids Fest at Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown. Children played spring-themed number games while parents learned more about the Labs and received fun number game packets to take home. Thanks to all the families who stopped by!   Olivia Mason and Maddy Oswald […]

Family Math Night

On April 9th, members of the Cognitive Development Labs volunteered at the third annual Family Math Night at Edna C. Stevens Elementary School in Cromwell, CT. Preschool children and their families had a chance to play fun, research-based math games created by lab members and students from Dr. Shusterman’s research methods course. Thank you to […]

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