The Childhood Cognition and Learning Lab (CCLL) began conducting research in the fall of 2003 under the direction of Dr. Cristina Atance. We are a child psychology lab interested in learning more about how young children think. To explore different aspects of children’s thinking, we conduct studies with 3- to 5-year-olds.
- September 2014 – Dr. Atance will be accepting applications from students who are interested in joining the lab in the 2015-2016 academic year.
- August 2014 – Michèle Bélanger's doctoral research was just published in Child Development.
- April 2014 – As of April 22, Dr. Cristina Atance is still accepting applications to the experimental psychology program for fall 2014. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Atance directly.
- April 2014 – We'll be at the Development 2014 Conference at Carleton University in May.
- March 2014 – Congratulations to Stephanie Williams and Matthew Berry for successfully completing their honours theses and welcome to Leia Kopp, our new graduate student!
- December 2013 – Congratulations to Kinda Khadra for receiving the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) award!
- October 2013 – Our research was featured in the Faculty of Social Science's World of Ideas magazine.
- September 2013 – Dr. Atance will be accepting applications from students who are interested in joining the lab in the 2014-2015 academic year.
- August 2013 – Laura Hanson has successfully defended her doctoral dissertation. Congratulations, Laura!
- July 2013 – Laura Hanson's doctoral research on episodic foresight in children with autism spectrum disorder was just published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
- April 2013 – Congratulations to Julian Caza for being awarded the School of Psychology's best English honours thesis!
- April 2013 – We presented two projects at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Seattle, Washington.
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