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Read more at: New Publication: Early bilingual experience is associated with change detection ability in adults.

New Publication: Early bilingual experience is associated with change detection ability in adults.

22 January 2021

***New paper alert*** Last year, we shared a paper from our own Dr. Hana D'Souza ( Embodied Lab ) in collaboration with the Elan Lab showing that bilingual infants disengage attention faster and switch attention more frequently than monolingual infants ! Their new paper with adults is out now; suggesting that some of these...

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Read more at: Let's celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2021 together!

Let's celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2021 together!

15 January 2021

Let's celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2021 together! Save the date: Sunday 21st March, 2021. The Embodied Lab at the Cambridge Babylab are hosting an online interactive social event for children & their families to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day in 2021, in collaboration with the LonDownS team! This will be a...

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Read more at: Professor Usha Goswami made a CBE for services to educational research!

Professor Usha Goswami made a CBE for services to educational research!

6 January 2021

World-leading education expert Professor Usha Goswami has been made a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours. The St John’s College Fellow is one of four researchers from the University of Cambridge recognised in the 2021 honours for their outstanding contributions to society. Professor Goswami, Director for the Centre for...

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Read more at: Cambridge Babylab 2020 Round-up!

Cambridge Babylab 2020 Round-up!

4 January 2021

After what has been a challenging and extraordinary year, the whole Cambridge Babylab team hope you had a very Merry Christmas & a happier New Year. We are especially grateful to all the families who helped our research & supported us throughout this year! Despite the difficult circumstances, this year we: - Ran 4...

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Read more at: NEW ONLINE STUDY ALERT! - Little Drummers: Does your little one like to move?!

NEW ONLINE STUDY ALERT! - Little Drummers: Does your little one like to move?!

4 January 2021

Dr Sinead Rocha (from the CNE Babylab) and Dr Caspar Addyman (from Goldsmiths InfantLab ) have collaborated on a new online project! They have put together a short musical challenge alongside some other fun games for Little Drummers aged 2-2.5 years. They aim to explore how, as children, we develop a sense of rhythm. Want...

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Read more at: BabyPaL & GiggleDOT Projects Update!

BabyPaL & GiggleDOT Projects Update!

9 December 2020

BabyPaL & GiggleDOT Researchers, Ellie & Addison, have been busy in the Lab since coming out of Lockdown 2.0. They've had so many Little Scientists graduate with flying colours! UCL DOT-HUB ’s GiggleDOT project aims to explore how babies brains allow them to communicate their emotions before they can talk, and...

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Read more at: The ANIMATE Team are featured on BBC News!

The ANIMATE Team are featured on BBC News!

24 November 2020

Brilliant news! The Research recently published by Elizabetta Frija and colleagues from the ANIMATE Team has been picked up by BBC News! Check out the report here ! Do you want to take part in research using this same cool tech? We have two projects currently running doing just this. Check them out here: - BabyPaL The...

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Read more at: New Publication from the ANIMATE Team in collaboration with the Cambridge Babylab, DOT-HUB UCL & Gowerlabs: "Functional imaging of the developing brain with wearable high-density diffuse optical tomography: A new benchmark for infant neuroimaging outside"

New Publication from the ANIMATE Team in collaboration with the Cambridge Babylab, DOT-HUB UCL & Gowerlabs: "Functional imaging of the developing brain with wearable high-density diffuse optical tomography: A new benchmark for infant neuroimaging outside"

18 November 2020

Exciting news! Elizabetta Frija from the ANIMATE Team has published her first PhD paper in NeuroImage : " Functional imaging of the developing brain with wearable high-density diffuse optical tomography: A new benchmark for infant neuroimaging outside the scanner environment." Some of you may remember coming into the...

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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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