Although we are all experiencing challenging and difficult times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we still think it’s important to share some updates and, more importantly, good news from the past few months:

  • November 2020- We are excited to announce that we have launched our first ever online studies! We invite you to participate with your children in fun interactive games presented over Zoom with our researchers to help us learn about how children think and develop. For more information and to find out if you are eligible to participate please email us at
  • September 2020 - Welcome to our new (and some returning!) lab members: Annick Tanguay (Postdoctoral fellow), Sydney Rossiter (Graduate student) & Danielle Ovtsyn, Maja Greenspon and Olivia Gardam (Honours thesis students). We are looking forward to working with you!
  • May 2020 - Dr. Atance was interviewed for two news articles aiming to help parents who are working from home with children during COVID-19. Check out the articles at and the uOttawa Gazette!
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