Early Learning Project
We are a research group interested in social and cognitive development during early childhood
Cognitive Development During Early Childhood
Have you ever wondered what babies are learning or remembering from the world around them? We focus on children under 5 years of age because this is a time of rapid development in many domains. We are particularly interested in how children pick up information from multiple sources around them. For this reason we have a number of ongoing projects examining learning and memory, the role of bilingual exposure, parent-child interactions, and learning from media.
Participate in a Study
Welcome to our new graduate student Doug Piper!
Doug comes to the ELP from Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek’s lab, where he studied children’s reactions to technoference during storytime. At the ELP, he looks forward to jumping into the Video Chat and CAFE studies to explore screen media as a tool for enriching children’s interactions in the real world.
Advance the Research
Interested in participating in one of our studies?