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Read more at: October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month: We're sharing the Research done by the Embodied Lab!

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month: We're sharing the Research done by the Embodied Lab!

21 October 2020

Many people with Down syndrome have co-occurring multiple health issues. The Embodied Lab , alongside the LonDownS Consortium have conducted research to see prevalence of different health issues in the LonDownS cohort. Medical history was collated for 602 individuals with Down syndrome from 3 months to 73 years...

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October 17th was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: The BRIGHT Project explores the impact of poverty on child and infant development.

18 October 2020

Yesterday (October 17th) was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, is celebrated each year across the world. As developmental psychologists, many of us are interested in understanding the impact of poverty on child and infant development. The BRIGHT project is a collaborative project led by an...

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BabyPaL | GiggleDOT Collaboration

BabyPaL & GiggleDOT are teaming up for a brand new fNIRS & eye-tracking project: Do you have a 6-7 month old Little Scientist that loves to laugh & is inquisitive about the world?

15 October 2020

Fantastic News at the Cambridge Babylab! Do you have a 6-7 month old Little Scientist that loves to laugh & is inquisitive about the world? BabyPaL & GiggleDOT are teaming up for a brand new fNIRS & eye-tracking project! UCL DOT-HUB ’s GiggleDOT project aims to explore how babies brains allow them to...

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Read more at: New Preprint from the CNE Babylab: Delta- and theta-band cortical tracking and phase-amplitude coupling to sung speech by infants!

New Preprint from the CNE Babylab: Delta- and theta-band cortical tracking and phase-amplitude coupling to sung speech by infants!

13 October 2020

Fantastic News in the Cambridge Babylab! The CNE Babylab have released their first pre-print from the BabyRhythm Project, titled: Delta- and theta-band cortical tracking and phase-amplitude coupling to sung speech by infants. Make sure to check it out! Abstract: Brain activity is known to track the amplitude envelope of...

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Read more at: It's Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

It's Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

12 October 2020

It is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and on this occasion we would like to share with you the research that we do at Cambridge Babylab to better understand how children with Down syndrome develop. The ability to visually focus on something, and to move this attention to something else when relevant, is very important for...

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Junior Scientist running in the Cambridge Babylab

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

6 October 2020

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! To raise awareness, the Cambridge Babylab will be highlighting some of the work carried out by the Embodied Attention & Learning Lab whose research focuses on infants and toddlers with neurodevelopmental disorders of known genetic origin, such as Down syndrome, fragile X...

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Times Article - Dr Rocha

Dr Sinead Rocha has a chat with The Times about her research!

5 October 2020

Dr Sinead Rocha from the CNE Babylab had a great discussion with The Times last week on infant rhythm and how the experience of being carried might shape our early musicality! Check out the full paper here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/desc.13032

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Online Research Project Bulletin!

2 October 2020

Although Baby & Development Labs are beginning to reopen, there are still plenty of online studies to get your teeth into! Some of our fellow Babylabs (and Child Development Labs) are running online studies. We will be sharing them on our social media pages and as Research Project Bulletins (make sure to check out our...

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Read more at: New paper out by our Dr Hana D'Souza: "Differential Associations of Apolipoprotein E ε4 Genotype With Attentional Abilities Across the Life Span of Individuals With Down Syndrome".

New paper out by our Dr Hana D'Souza: "Differential Associations of Apolipoprotein E ε4 Genotype With Attentional Abilities Across the Life Span of Individuals With Down Syndrome".

29 September 2020

New paper out by our Dr Hana D'Souza - illustrating how the same gene variant ( APOE ε4) may show different associations across development -- from an early advantage to later risk -- with a focus on individuals with Down syndrome. Interested in reading more? Check out the full paper here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/...

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Read more at: A recent collection of papers has been published in memory of the late Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith.

A recent collection of papers has been published in memory of the late Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith.

28 September 2020

A recent collection of papers has been published in memory of the late Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith ( https://bit.ly/2FZyHoB ), who made extraordinary contributions to our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders. Members of the Cambridge Babylab contributed to four of these papers: 1. ‘Annette’s last lecture: A...

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