Giving Tuesday Juega Conmigo (Play With Me) Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me) Questions About Your Child?

Giving Tuesday

Support the Center for Children and Families with a gift of time, toys, or money on Giving Tuesday, November 28th...

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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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  • Beyond ABC Report Details the Well-Being of Children in North Texas

    Beyond ABC Report Details the Well-Being of Children in North Texas

    Published by Children's Health and The University of Texas at Dallas, the 2017 Beyond ABC report details the health, economic security, safety, and education of children across North Texas...

  • LiNC Lab Seeks Participants for Study

    LiNC Lab Seeks Participants for Study

    The Lifespan Neuroscience and Cognition Lab is seeking volunteers (ages 6 - 10) for a study of how reading may affect cognition in children. Participants will have their memory and attention evaluated before and after reading a book...

  • Center for Brain Health Lecture on Treatments for Substance Abuse

    Center for Brain Health Lecture on Treatments for Substance Abuse

    Join the Center for Brain Health for a free lecture this Friday (11/3) on Treatment Targets for Externalizing Behavior and Substance Abuse Intervention: A Neuroscience-Based Approach with Dr. James Blair...

  • 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.

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.