Infant Cognition Lab

At the University of Louisville Infant Cognition Lab, we study infant cognitive and perceptual development. We currently have studies on infants' face perception, emotion perception, and language development. If you have a 3- to 14-month-old baby in the Louisville area and are looking for something fun to do, contact us to find out more at 852-6852 or uoflbaby@louisville.edu. This research has been approved by the University of Louisville Internal Review Board (HSPPO#: 053.16). The UofL Infant Cognition Lab is directed by Dr. Cara Cashon, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.

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Baby Scientists Wanted!

We are currently conducting several studies on infant face perception, attention, and language development. We also have studies on face perception and language development in infants and toddlers with Williams syndrome as well as baby siblings of children with autism.

  • Infants between 3 and 14 months of age with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate.
  • Participation is completely voluntary.
  • Participation involves one brief visit to campus.
  • Infants will receive a t-shirt or bib for participating.
  • If you are in the Louisville area and are interested in participating in one of our studies, please contact us at 502-852-6852.

This research has been approved by the University of Louisville Internal Review Board (HSPPO#: 053.16)

Principal Investigator: Cara H. Cashon, Ph.D.