Research Projects


Faculty-affiliates of the Center for Children and Families are engaged in a variety of research about how children develop. See below for more information about their labs and research.

The Baby Brain Lab - directed by Dr. Meghan Swanson

The Bilingual Language Laboratory - directed by Dr. Raúl Rojas

Child Language and Cognitive Processes Lab - directed by Dr. Julia Evans

Children and Families Lab - directed by Dr. Margaret T. Owen

The CHildren and Infant Listening Laboratory (CHILL) - directed by Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz

Close Relationships and Health Lab - directed by Dr. Heidi Kane

The Couples’ Daily Lives Project - directed by Dr. Karen Prager

Social Cognition and Interaction in Autism Lab - directed by Dr. Noah Sasson

The Developmental Neurolinguistics Lab - directed by Dr. Mandy Maguire

The Family Research Lab - directed by Dr. Jackie Nelson

Filbey Lab - directed by Dr. Francesca Filbey

The Healthy Development Project - directed by Dr. Shayla Holub

The Infant Learning Project - directed by Dr. Melanie Spence

The Institute for Urban Policy Research - directed by Dr. Tim Bray

The Language in Motion Lab - directed by Dr. Lisa Goffman

Lifespan Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory - directed by Dr. Chandramallika Basak

The Personality and Interpersonal Relationships (PAIR) Lab - directed by Dr. Rob Ackerman

Social Communication Lab - directed by Dr. Pamela Rollins

The Think Lab - directed by Dr. Candice Mills