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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 […]

One year ago, the Cognitive Development Labs partnered with the Connecticut Science Center to create a Living Laboratory as part of an effort to bring child development research to the museum. Each weekend, undergraduate researchers from the Cognitive Development Labs visit the science center to talk about our research with families, and children can even […]

Undergraduate Jillian Roberts ’15 presented a poster coauthored with current lab coordinator Jessica Taggart at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Boston, MA on March 15th: Influence of minimal group membership on children’s ideas of equality – Jillian Roberts, Jessica Taggart, & Hilary Barth  

On July 19th, the Cognitive Development Labs attended the third-annual SLAC (Selective Liberal Arts Colleges) Cognitive Development mini-conference at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Faculty and research assistants from Wesleyan, Smith College, Barnard College, Williams College, and Wellesley College participated. Research assistants had the opportunity to present posters of their current projects:      Ziyue […]

Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday?  Visit the Living Lab at the Connecticut Science Center!  The Cognitive Development Labs and the Connecticut Science Center have recently come together to engage visitors in child development research. Beginning in March, researchers from the Cognitive Development Labs will be on the fifth floor of the […]

A paper by former post-doc Emily Slusser, lab alum Rachel Santiago ’12, and Hilary Barth, entitled “Developmental Change in Numerical Estimation”, was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General in February 2013. You can download the original publication as a PDF.

A paper by former post-doc and current Visiting Assistant Professor, Mariah Schug, Anna Shusterman, Hilary Barth, and Associate Professor Andrea Patalano, “Minimal-group membership influences children’s responses to novel experience with group members”, was published in Developmental Science in January 2013. You can download the original publication as a PDF.

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