The Early Childhood Interaction lab is directed by Dr. Geetha Ramani. Our research focuses on understanding how young children’s social interactions with adults and peers influence their cognitive development. We are also interested in how play and informal learning activities can promote children’s thinking in the areas of mathematics, problem solving, and planning.
Directed by Professor Min Wang In the Bilingual and Biliteracy Research Lab, my students and I take a cross-linguistic perspective on identifying and examining the factors and processes that influence monolingual and bilingual and biliteracy development. By systematically comparing both children and adults learning L2 English who are coming from an orthographically or typologically different L1,...
Our research focuses on multiple facets of socio-emotional development. We study cognitive, social and emotional processes and are interested in the observation and measurement of attention, memory, as well as emotion expression and social experience. Our lab specializes in linking these psychological processes to neural activity through brain imaging methods such as EEG, ERP, and functional...
Our lab is part of the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland, College Park and we are a member of the Infant and Child Studies Consortium at UMD . The lab is co-directed by Dr. Lucas Butler and Dr. Richard Prather. Cognition and Development Lab
The Disciplined Reading and Learning Research Lab (DRLRL) is dedicated to the study of psychology in teaching and learning. Under the guidance of Patricia A. Alexander, the lab supports the research programs of Dr. Alexander and her team of graduate students. Disciplined Reading & Learning Research Laboratory
What is the PCS lab? The EDMS Psychometric Computation and Simulation (PCS) lab was established in the spring of 2009 from monies acquired through a University of Maryland grant sponsored by the Campus Student Technology Advisory. It officially opened at the start of the 2009-2010 academic year. The PCS lab, originally housed in Cole Fieldhouse, relocated to EDU 0202 Benjamin Building on the...
Welcome to the Family Involvement Laboratory!
The Laboratory for the Study of Child and Family Relationships (LSCFR) is located within the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland – College Park. The LSCFR was established in 1995 by Dr. Kenneth H. Rubin. The primary goal of the LSCFR is to advance our understanding of child and adolescent social and emotional development. Laboratory for the...