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Read more at: It's Williams Syndrome Awareness Week!

It's Williams Syndrome Awareness Week!

18 May 2020

This week is Williams Syndrome awareness week! Some members of the Embodied Attention & Learn Lab have ‘Shared their Hearts’ with family, friends, & colleagues to raise awareness for people with Williams Syndrome and the Willions Syndrome Foundation! For more information about Williams Syndrome, check out the...

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Read more at: Looking for activities to keep you & your Little Scientists busy while at home?

Looking for activities to keep you & your Little Scientists busy while at home?

29 April 2020

Looking for activities to keep you and your Little Scientists busy while at home? Here at the Cambridge Babylab our Researchers have been keeping their eyes peeled for fun activities we can share with you - here is our pick of the bunch so far! - Check out the "Playfully" app . The app provides daily activities to engage...

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Read more at: World Down Syndrome Day was on 21/03!

World Down Syndrome Day was on 21/03!

23 March 2020

On the 21st March we celebrated World Down Syndrome Day 2020! To hear more about what World Down Syndrome Day is and how you could take part on 21st March each year, check out this short video: https://youtu.be/Y6L7SgvFPgQ Take a look at their website to see how could get involved: www.worlddownsyndromeday2.org/

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Read more at: Warming up for World Down Syndrome Day 2020!

Warming up for World Down Syndrome Day 2020!

20 March 2020

In preparation for World Down Syndrome Day 2020 some of our Junior Scientists here at the Cambridge Babylab helped us warm up for the big day*! Check them out! https://youtu.be/MVMiF9Jytv0 To hear the experiences & insights of people with Down Syndrome, join the FB Watch Party today (20/03) @ 14.00 GMT: ds-int.org/...

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Read more at: Professor Usha Goswami receives the Yidan Prize at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Professor Usha Goswami receives the Yidan Prize at the Fitzwilliam Museum

11 March 2020

Professor Usha Goswami received The Yidan Prize at the award ceremony at the Fitzwilliam Museum yesterday. She recieved this prestigious award for her work in educational neuroscience, language and literacy. Want to hear more about her research? - yidanprize.org/professor-usha-goswami-yidan-prize-for-education-research-...

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Read more at: Dr Ellie Smith gives WLTS talk at the MRC CBU!

Dr Ellie Smith gives WLTS talk at the MRC CBU!

4 March 2020

Dr Ellie Smith from the Baby PaL Lab gave a talk today at the MRC CBU's Wednesday Lunchtime Seminar about her previous PhD work and the new project Baby PaL is starting! Her PhD work at Lancaster University focused on how maternal Schizotypic personality influences the developmental risk for mental health disorders. The...

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Read more at: The Cambridge Babylab gets ready for World Down Syndrome Day!

The Cambridge Babylab gets ready for World Down Syndrome Day!

3 March 2020

The Embodied Attention and Learning Lab in the Cambridge Babylab began their preparations for World Down Syndrome Day yesterday with the help of a Junior Scientist! Do you know a Junior Scientist who is typically developing, has Down syndrome or Williams syndrome and is between 2-4 years old who would like to take part in...

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Read more at: Ph.D. Student, Dianna, gives talk at Murray Edwards College!

Ph.D. Student, Dianna, gives talk at Murray Edwards College!

26 February 2020

Yesterday one of our Ph.D. Students, Dianna, gave a presentation at Murray Edwards College, Universty of Cambridge. She spoke about her new project, which will investigate mother-infant interactions in relation to infant brain development!

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Read more at: Paper Alert from Dr Hana D'Souza & collaborators at Anglia Ruskin University - The effects of bilingual environments on infant cognitive development!

Paper Alert from Dr Hana D'Souza & collaborators at Anglia Ruskin University - The effects of bilingual environments on infant cognitive development!

26 February 2020

Another paper has been published from the collaboration between our very own Dr Hana D’Souza and the Elan Lab at Anglia Ruskin University! They found that Infants raised in bilingual homes switch attention faster and more frequently than infants raised in monolingual homes. This could be an adaptation which enables infants...

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Read more at: Exciting news for Baby PaL!

Exciting news for Baby PaL!

17 February 2020

Last week Baby PaL had a very exciting guest in the Cambridge Babylab - K was their first participant in their new study exploring how infants learn! He truly earnt his title as a Little Scientist. Want to find out more about the Baby PaL Project? Check out this video of Dr Ellie Smith explaining their research: www...

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