Demo Study

This is not a real research study that’s being done. It is merely serving as a placeholder until new studies are added in its place.

How Do Children Think About Space?

The Language and Cognitive Development Lab at UC Berkeley is running a fun study for 8 and 9-year-olds! Our study looks at the strategies children use to think about the world around them–how they locate objects in space, relative to […]

Memory Development in Children

How does children’s existing knowledge shape what they remember? In these projects we are investigating memory development in children (aged 5 to 9 years) and the situations in which memory is biased towards familiar or unfamiliar objects. Children will play […]

Disagreeing about Relative Meanings

In this study, 5 to 7-year-old children watch a puppet show where a puppet disagrees with the child about whether different novel objects are, e.g., “pretty,” “tall,” or “spotted.” Sometimes the puppets make clear that they’re asserting an _opinion_, while […]