On July 30th, undergraduate researchers from the Cognitive Development Labs presented their summer projects at Wesleyan University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session. Anthony Gutierrez ’15 presents his poster, “Number Concepts in Children’s Picture Books.” Professor Anna Shusterman discusses the findings from “New Discoveries in How Children Understand ‘Two,’” a poster by Kayla Schlenz ’16. … Read moreSummer Undergraduate Research Poster Session 2015
The Living Lab at the Connecticut Science Center is an ongoing collaboration between the Science Center and the Cognitive Development Labs at Wesleyan University that aims to educate the public about child development by immersing museum visitors in the process of scientific discovery. Families visiting the museum are invited to participate in ongoing research projects, … Read moreCDL at the Connecticut Science Center, Summer 2015
During the summer of 2015, members of the Cognitive Development Labs will be going to KidCity Children’s Museum in Middletown, CT on Saturday mornings to play research games with kids and talk to interested families. We will be in the birthday party room on the second floor — feel free to drop by and say hello! … Read moreSummer 2015 KidCity Visits
On April 30th, Wesleyan University’s Psychology Department held its annual poster session to showcase the accomplishments of its students and faculty from the past year. The Cognitive Development Labs were represented by eleven lab members presenting a total of ten posters. Thank you to everyone for their hard work and dedication, and congratulations on another productive … Read moreWesleyan’s Psychology Department Poster Session, 2015
On March 28th, the Cognitive Development Labs attended the Easter Candy Hunt at the Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown, CT. Lab members had a wonderful time handing out candy and playing fun research games with the children who attended. Thank you to the Middletown Parks and Recreation Department for organizing this event, and to the Woodrow … Read moreCDL at the Middletown Easter Candy Hunt
On March 25th, members of the Cognitive Development Labs volunteered at the fourth annual Pre-K 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 Professor Shusterman’s research methods course. Thank you to … Read morePre-K Family Math Night 2015!
The Cognitive Development Labs presented four posters at the very first International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS 2015), which took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conference was held from March 12th – 14th in the Beurs van Berlage. Lab Coordinator Lonnie Bass presenting “Children’s Mirror Image Discrimination Abilities” with Gwynne Hunter ’10, Kimberly Gutowski, and Anna … Read moreCDL at the Inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS 2015)
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 … Read moreCDL at the Middletown Fall Festival