Early Cognitive Development Lab


Welcome to the Early Cognitive Development Lab at the University of Regina! We are a research group dedicated to studying how infants’ and children’s thinking develops. Our research ranges from how babies and kids perceive and remember the actions of other people, to how they conceptualize animals and living things.

Click any of the links above to learn more about who we are, our current and past research projects, and how you can participate. We always need helpful volunteers like you!

Have fun exploring!

Current Studies: All Online

All of our studies are currently online, as short Zoom appointments with the researcher. If you'd like to do a fun study with your baby or child just email us at or sign up!

We create new studies all the time, so even if your child is not the right age for a current study, they could be in a month, or even a year! So if you are generally interested in volunteering, click here to sign up!

Kids & Animals

We are currently looking for 5-year-olds for a study on how children think about animals. Kids look at pictures or animals and answer simple questions about them - all online in their own home. A quick study that is lots of fun for kids! Click here to sign up!