Labs Present at Wes Psychology Research Poster Session

Members of both labs presented at this year’s Psychology Department Research Poster session at Wesleyan. Posters covered many of the Labs’ ongoing and completed projects. Individual differences in probability weighting: Evidence from a gambling task – Jason Saltiel & Lily Kaplan (Advisors: Andrea Patalano & Hilary Barth) How feedback improves children’s numerical estimation – Shipra … Read more

The Labs Present at the Cognitive Development Society Conference

Members of the Blue and Yellow Labs attended the 2011 Cognitive Development Society Conference in Philadelphia. Many Lab Alumnae were also in attendance, including Jess Sullivan, Julia Leonard, Dominic Gibson, Christian Hoyos, and Kyle MacDonald. We presented multiple posters about our current research projects: Drawing comparisons across children’s performance on numerical and proportion estimation tasks … Read more

Introducing: The Power of Play

The Cognitive Development Labs are teaming up with Mattel, one of the largest toy companies in the world, for the Power of Play Project. This study with 3 & 4 year-olds investigates how playing with toys contributes to development. During the 2011-2012 academic year, the labs will be enrolling families to participate in the study. … Read more

Summer 2011 at the Yellow Lab

Undergraduates Laura Machlin ’13, Emilie George ’13, and Rachel Santiago ’12 conducted research in the lab this summer. All three students participated in an Undergraduate Research Conference, hosted by Anna Shusterman and the Blue Lab at Wesleyan University, discussing their work with fellow undergraduates conducting cognitive development research at Wellesley College and Barnard College. Laura Machlin ’13 and Emilie George ’13 presented their work … Read more

Yellow Lab Seniors’ Research 2011

Martine Seiden ’11 completed her thesis research in the lab, and Anima Acheampong ’11, Rachel Santiago ’12, Shipra Kanjlia ’12, Mattie Liskow ’11, and Martine Seiden ’11 presented their work at the 2011 Psychology Department Poster Session.