The lab is run by a group of researchers in Edinburgh University’s Departments of Psychology and Linguistics, including Bonnie Auyeung, Nic Chevalier, Alex Doumas, Mits Ota, Hugh Rabagliati, and Barbora Skarabella. We’re supported by a fantastic bunch of research assistants, PhD students and undergraduates.
We love talking to the general public about baby and child science! We would be delighted to give informal talks at preschools, parent groups, or other organisation. Just send an email to email@example.com.
Absolutely! Our waiting room is stuffed full of toys to keep kids entertained. If you let us know in advance, we will ensure that a research assistant is there to “sibling-sit”.
We are centrally located at 7 George Square, in the Department of Psychology at Edinburgh University. The Department is on the North side of George Square (right next to the police box serving espresso!). Plenty of buses run nearby, and there is … Continue reading
We study many children for each study, and then average the data to see if they behave in similar ways. We present the resulting data patterns at academic conferences, and publish them in articles. We also make sure that all … Continue reading
When your child is the right age for a study, one of our researchers will get in contact to tell you about it. If you are interested in taking part, they will schedule you for an appointment. Participation is voluntary, … Continue reading
If you’re interested in taking part in a study, or just want to learn more, you can send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a message through Facebook. One of our researchers will get back to you shortly. … Continue reading
Our studies tend to take one of two forms. When we study young babies, we typically show them animated movies or pictures, and track where they look. For instance, we might show a movie of a person talking, and examine … Continue reading
Participating in a study involves a visit to our lovely new lab at 7 George Square; a visit typically lasts from 30 to 60 minutes. We will meet you and your family outside the building, and take you downstairs to … Continue reading