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Read more at: Dr Ellie Smith publishes new paper in Infant Behavior and Development!

Dr Ellie Smith publishes new paper in Infant Behavior and Development!

29 July 2021

Dr Ellie Smith from the BabyPaL Project has recently published a new paper from her PhD at the Lancaster Babylab in Infant Behavior and Development, titled: " Infants Oscillatory Frequencies change during Free-Play" . The present research sought to explore the inverse obstacle of artificial play paradigms whereby...


Read more at: Check out the new paper on bilingualism in infants by our own Dr Hana D'Souza!

Check out the new paper on bilingualism in infants by our own Dr Hana D'Souza!

15 July 2021

Check out the new paper on bilingualism in infants by our own Dr Hana D'Souza! Hana's paper shows that infants raised in bilingual homes re-direct attention faster than infants raised in monolingual homes! So, how can mere exposure to a bilingual enviornment affect an infant's cognitive develoment? The more complex...


Read more at: Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox writes about "Generation COVID: pregnancy, birth and postnatal life in the pandemic".

Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox writes about "Generation COVID: pregnancy, birth and postnatal life in the pandemic".

15 July 2021

What was it like to be pregnant, to give birth and to look after a baby in the middle of a pandemic? For this Insights article, photographer and researcher of visual cultures James Clifford Kent teamed up with developmental psychologist Sarah Lloyd-Fox to write about what they learned from the people they met while...


Read more at: Dr. Borja Blanco publishes paper on bilingual adaptations in resting state functional connectivity!

Dr. Borja Blanco publishes paper on bilingual adaptations in resting state functional connectivity!

30 June 2021

Our colleague Dr. Borja Blanco just published a new paper on bilingual adaptations in resting state functional connectivity in Neurophotonics! Congratulations Borja! Abstract: Significance: Early monolingual versus bilingual experience induces adaptations in the development of linguistic and cognitive processes, and it...


Read more at: BabyPaL Principal Investigator, Dr Rebecca Lawson is a selected performer for the Wellcome Leap, $45M 1kD program!

BabyPaL Principal Investigator, Dr Rebecca Lawson is a selected performer for the Wellcome Leap, $45M 1kD program!

30 June 2021

BabyPaL Principal Investigator, Dr Rebecca Lawson is a selected performer for the Wellcome Leap, $45M 1kD program! Congratulations Dr Lawson! We all know what a difference a day makes. The first 1000 days can make all the difference to a child’s start in life, perhaps more so than we ever understood before. In this early...


Read more at: The CNE Babylab's paper was chosen as Editor's Choice in Brain & Language!

The CNE Babylab's paper was chosen as Editor's Choice in Brain & Language!

30 June 2021

The CNE Babylab have been busy! Their new paper titled " Machine learning accurately classifies neural responses to rhythmic speech vs. non-speech from 8-week-old infant EEG" was recently published in Brain and Language and chosen as Editor's choice! Amazing job guys! In this paper they recorded EEG while 8-weeek old...


Read more at: Dr Sinead Rocha-Thomas presented some BabyRhythm data at a Conference!

Dr Sinead Rocha-Thomas presented some BabyRhythm data at a Conference!

30 June 2021

Dr Sinead Rocha-Thomas presented some BabyRhythm data at a Conference! Here she presented some longitudinal infant mocap data. Check it out here! https://my.visme.co/view/4dy1g0j9-rppw21-sineadrocha


Read more at: A new BabyRhythm Preprint from the CNE Babylab!

A new BabyRhythm Preprint from the CNE Babylab!

30 June 2021

Another BabyRhythm preprint! Go check it out! https://psyarxiv.com/53hkz They played simple sounds to their sample of infants when they were seven and eleven months of age and examined whether they showed a mismatch response to oddballs with a different amplitude rise time. Abstract: Amplitude rise times play a crucial...


Read more at: New study launched to understand COVID impact on mental health in parents and babies!

New study launched to understand COVID impact on mental health in parents and babies!

29 June 2021

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic turned the lives of many all over the world upside down. Nowhere has this been more obvious than the interactions between parents and children, beginning during pregnancy, over the past year of the pandemic. A new study, by a team of researchers from the University of...


Read more at: The Cambridge Babylab is open & ready when you are!

The Cambridge Babylab is open & ready when you are!

20 April 2021

Following the easing of Lockdown 3.0 restrictions last week, the Cambridge Babylab has reopened and is ready when you are! Ellie & Addie are back at it recruiting 6-7 month-olds to take part in the BabyPaL & GiggleDOT projects! If you know a Little Scientist who loves to laugh and is inquisitive about the world...