News & Announcements

We are now recruiting for online studies!

The Language & Cognition Lab is now conducting several virtual studies for children ages 3-7! Click here for more information about participating!

New publication from the lab

A paper by Emory Davis and Barbara Landau, “Seeing and Believing: The Relationship between Perception and Mental Verbs in Acquisition”, was recently published in the journal Language Learning and Development.

Say Cheese!!

Language and Thought seminar online vidoechat photo

Prof. Barbara Landau took this ‘class picture’ of her online Language and Thought seminar. Prof. Landau says, “The students in this class have been AMAZING!— great presentations, great discussions, and all under (shall we say) ‘unusual’ circumstances. Their resilience and energy are wonderful to see!”

Barbara Landau Named William James Fellow

barbara landau

Dr. Landau received a 2018 William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, an honor that recognizes individuals for their “lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.” Follow the link above for the complete Hub article.

STEM-for-All Video Showcase

Watch the Minds that Build video that our lab created for this STEM showcase. 150+ teams submitted their cutting-edge research projects on innovative work aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM. The event runs May 15 – 22. Tune in and vote for your favorite videos!

Postdoctoral fellow opportunity: Spatial cognitive development

The Language and Cognition Lab has an opening for a post-doctoral fellow who will lead a new project on young children’s block-building capacities as a window into the broader development of spatial representations.

Note: This position has been filled and is no longer open.