child development

Laboratory for Developmental Studies

Faculty Member: Elizabeth Spelke

The Lab for Developmental Studies is seeking highly motivated and independent student researchers to assist with studies on representations of number, objects, and people. Responsibilities center around working on a project with a graduate student or postdoc mentor, and may include designing and running experiments in the lab, in parks and daycares, and online, recruiting participants, organizing and analyzing data, and writing manuscripts.... Read more about Laboratory for Developmental Studies

Measuring School Neighborhood Quality: Implications for Education and Child Development

 

Faculty Member: Dana McCoy

How do neighborhood contexts influence children's educational and developmental outcomes? Are early childhoodinterventionsmoreorlesseffectiveindifferenttypesofcommunities? Thisprojectaimstoaddressthese questions through the development of a virtual Systematic Social Observation (SSO) tool that will allow researchers to take a virtual “walk” through neighborhoods using Google Street View and code what is happening around the neighborhood. In this study, we will be applying this tool to constructs relevant to...

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