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WELCOME TO THE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY INFANT & CHILD LABORATORY

The Lab is directed by Drs. Nora Newcombe and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.  Join us in discovering how children from 2 months to 10 years learn about the world they live in.  Our labs conduct cutting-edge research on spatial development, memory, language development, reading and the role of play in learning.  Our results are published in scientific journals and books.  They have also been featured in popular press, including parenting magazines, news reports (ABC, CBS, NBC News & 20/20), and television programs such as The Today Show and Good Morning America.  Sign up to learn more about us and about how scientists discover how children teach adults!

NEW: Zoom Studies from Home

The Temple Infant and Child Lab is now online! Participate with your child from home using Zoom!

State of Remote Learning

Collection Game

Animated Adventures

Preschool-3rd Grade Parents & Teachers

3-8 years old

4-6 years old

Language Research

Memory Research

Play Research

Space Research

LATEST TWEETS:

 

Join @KathyandRo1 and many colleagues for the first day of Finding Joy Through Playful Learning on 2/3! This conference is hosted by @playfullearng w/ @Trying_Together and @playfulpgh. Learn more and register at: https://playfullearninglandscapes.com/.../virtual.../

We hope you'll join us for a virtual conference, Finding Joy Through Playful Learning, with @playfulpgh & @Trying_Together on Feb. 3, 4, 9, & 10! Full speaker list and more information: https://playfullearninglandscapes.com/resources/virtual-conference-finding-joy-through-playful-learning/

So honored that @playfullearng got to be one of the winners of the #RealPlayCityChallenge based on the #UrbanPlay Framework! Along with other fabulous #placemakers and #cities !! #play #playmatters #6Cs #BecomingBrilliant https://rb.gy/riw39h

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PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Our research results have been published in scientific journals and books.

IN THE NEWS

Our findings have been featured in popular press, including parenting magazines, news reports and television programs.

INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

For those who want hands-on experience in cutting-edge research, we invite you to explore psychology beyond mere class work!

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

See psychological research in action with diverse opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students.

COLLABORATIVE

We collaborate with outstanding researchers through individual lab and nationwide scene of learning center partnerships.

OUTREACH

We also strive to translate research into practice through outreach with community centers and preschools.

FOR PARENTS

Is your family interested in participating in research?  Families like yours visit the infant lab every day— families interested in how children acquire language, develop spatial competence and develop memory skills.

Are you interested in working at the Lab?

We offer opportunities for Prospective Graduate Students and Undergraduate students. We are lucky to have a large research space with wonderfully kind, receptive parents.

INTERNSHIP & JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Are you interested in exploring psychology beyond mere class work?  Do you want go to graduate school?  Do you want hands-on experience with cutting-edge research?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then the Temple University Infant and Child Laboratory might be a great place for you to spend your summer vacation!