2018 Spring Lecture Series Juega Conmigo (Play With Me) Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me) Questions About Your Child?

2018 Spring Lecture Series

Join us for the 2018 Spring Lecture Series on "Building Bridges from Adversity to Resilience." The lectures are free and open to the public...

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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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    New Website Available for Families in North Texas

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Children and Families Lab

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