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Annual Forum This Friday

Registration is now closed for the annual forum on Friday, October 20th. See you then!

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Research & Resource Fair 2017

Join us for our annual Research & Resource Fair, highlighting research labs and nonprofit groups promoting optimal family and child development...

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Juega Conmigo (Play With Me)

Juega Conmigo is a playful-learning program for children ages 0 - 3 together with their parents...

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Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me)

The Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me) program seeks to identify developmental delays among children ages 0-5...

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Questions About Your Child?

Our Resource and Referral Program offers free consultations and referrals for families, educators and professionals.

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News

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  • Infant Learning Project Seeks Participants

    Infant Learning Project Seeks Participants

    The Infant Learning Project research laboratory is seeking participants for an upcoming study. Infants will listen to samples of women talking to babies in a foreign language to examine whether they recognize approving and comforting speech in a non-native language. Please contact the lab at infantlearningproject@utdallas.edu if you are interested in participating or would like more information.

  • New Research Investigates Prosody in Individuals with Autism

    New Research Investigates Prosody in Individuals with Autism

    CCF faculty affiliate Dr. Noah Sasson recently examined speech communication produced and perceived by adults with autism spectrum disorder and found that they produced emotional phrases that were louder, longer, and more variable in pitch...

  • CCF Faculty Affiliate Studies Language Development at Momentous Institute

    CCF Faculty Affiliate Studies Language Development at Momentous Institute

    Dr. Raul Rojas, assistant professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and CCF faculty affiliate, is studying how dual-language students learn verbal skills at Momentous Institute...

  • Research Study Recruiting Infants 4 - 20 Months Old

    Research Study Recruiting Infants 4 - 20 Months Old

    UT Dallas PhD student Hannah Pourchot is recruiting participants for her study of face scanning among babies 4 - 20 months old with normal hearing or with hearing loss. Contact Hannah at hannah.pourchot@utdallas.edu for more information.

Research

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  • Research of Center Affiliates

  • Close Relationships and Health Lab

    Directed by Dr. Heidi Kane, this lab investigates the basic relationship processes that are associated with relationship functioning and the links between romantic relationships and physical health.

  • Dallas Preschool Readiness Project

    Directed by Dr. Margaret T. Owen, this lab researches self-regulation skills as an important foundation of school readiness.

  • The Think Lab

    Directed by Dr. Candice Mills, this lab studies how children and adults think about the world around them, including how children and adults decide how much to believe the information they encounter, how they evaluate their own knowledge, and how children determine what someone is likely to know.

  • Development of Social Cognition Lab

    Directed by Dr. Noah Sasson, this lab studies different aspects of social cognition, a term that refers to the perceptual and processing abilities that facilitate social interaction.

  • Lifespan Neuroscience and Cognition (LiNC) Laboratory

    Directed by Dr. Chandramallika Basak, this lab investigates how and where we remember information over a short period of time, how attention and memory interact and carry on with multiple tasks, and how these cognitive functions change with age and training.

  • The Developmental Neurolinguistics Lab

    Directed by Dr. Mandy Maguire, this lab is focused on understanding how children learn language and how the brain processes language in general.