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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...


Read more at: Dr Ellie Smith talks about her PhD Research at the April Meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society!

Dr Ellie Smith talks about her PhD Research at the April Meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society!

15 April 2021

Dr Ellie Smith from the BabyPaL team spoke at the April Meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society today about her PhD work, entitled: " To what extent does Schizotypic Maternal Personality influence Sensory and Perceptual Development in Infancy?" This work was carried out at the Lancaster Babylab . Here she was...


Read more at: We can hear rhythms and dance along to them, but do we see them too? Dr Áine Ni Choisdealbha will let you know!

We can hear rhythms and dance along to them, but do we see them too? Dr Áine Ni Choisdealbha will let you know!

2 April 2021

In the last of our videos on the BabyRhythm project for the Cambridge Science Festival, Dr Áine Ni Choisdealbha talks about how babies pay attention to speakers' mouths and eyes when learning language. We can hear rhythms and dance along to them, but do we see them too? In this video , we talk about how and why babies...


Read more at: Baby's Got Rhythm!!

Baby's Got Rhythm!!

1 April 2021

The CNE Babylab have another video to share, this time Dr Sinead Rocha talks about the development of motor rhythm in babies: "Baby's Got Rhythm!" Learning language involves many complex skills, and one that we might not often think about is our ability to produce and coordinate movements. In this video, Sinead describes...


Read more at: Why study babies' neural rhythms to understand language development? Dr Adam Attaheri explains!

Why study babies' neural rhythms to understand language development? Dr Adam Attaheri explains!

1 April 2021

On today's video for the Cambridge Science Festival, Dr Adam Attaheri talks about why we study babies' neural rhythms to understand language development. Brainwave rhythms are ever preset operating at multiple timescales simultaneously. Language is also rhymic, made up of multiple soundwaves at numerous timescales. In this...


Read more at: The CNE Babylab are participating in the Cambridge Science Festival!

The CNE Babylab are participating in the Cambridge Science Festival!

30 March 2021

What is the BabyRhythm Project? Good question! In this video Researcher Natasha gives a brief overview about the research we are doing here in the Centre for Neuroscience in Education, seeing how babies can learn language and the possible impact on future learning. Clapping, dancing, and singing along to music are so much...


Read more at: Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

21 March 2021

Happy World Down Syndrome Day, from all of us here at the Cambridge Babylab, and all our friends and family! Check out the Embodied Lab for more info on how they celebrated World Down Syndrome day with our amazing families! - thank you for participating! #wdsd21 #worlddownsyndromeday #WDSD #lotsofsocks


Read more at: Exciting News! Dr Áine Ní Choisdealbha was recently awarded a Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Global Fellowship!

Exciting News! Dr Áine Ní Choisdealbha was recently awarded a Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Global Fellowship!

17 February 2021

CNE Babylab postdoc Dr Áine Ní Choisdealbha was recently awarded a Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Global Fellowship to study how infants think about their own bodies in action, how this changes as they learn new motor skills, and how it affects their understanding of other people’s actions and intentions as well. She has been...


Read more at: It's Childrens Mental Health Week!

It's Childrens Mental Health Week!

2 February 2021

It’s #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek . Would you like to learn more about why infant and child mental health matters? Sensitive, responsive and trusted relationships are fundamental to infant mental health. Parents and caregivers help babies to learn how to experience, manage and express their emotions, and to feel safe to...


Read more at: Help us celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by getting creative!

Help us celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by getting creative!

29 January 2021

To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2021 w e are calling all little scientists to get creative! Please see above a chromosome template. This is also posted on our website . We would love to see what our little scientists do with it – colouring, painting, sticking – there are no limits! Send us photos of your creations to...