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Research carried out within the Baby and Child Lab

EISF – Edinburgh International Science Festival

EISF – Edinburgh International Science Festival  Edinburgh Zoo, 3rd and 4th April 2017, 11am to 3pm ‘What makes us Human?’ The Living Links to Human Evolution Research Centre, which hosts primate researchers from across Scotland, is teaming up with the St Andrews … Continue reading

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ABC Lab goes to Dundee Science Festival

Children took part in one of our latest research studies at Dundee Science Festival on Sunday 30 October. Families also got a chance to see fun research games in action and hear about the psychological principles behind these games.

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Baby and Child Lab Family Fun Day

BABY AND CHILD LAB FAMILY FUN DAY! We are having a Family Fun Day on Saturday 1st October in St Mary’s Quad from 10.00am-2.00pm with a taster of the games we play to try to understand how children think and … Continue reading

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Recruiting 2-3 year olds now

Cognition and tool use in children Research has shown that between 24 months and 36 months of age, children’s physical problem solving is fragile.  For example, we have found that children in this age group struggle in physical problem solving of … Continue reading

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Our current studies

We are currently testing children aged between two and three in the soft play and café Nibbles n’ Giggles in St Andrews and in the Science Centre in Dundee. The children are being tested as part of a study called Cognitive … Continue reading

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