Developing Minds Lab

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We study object, number, and social cognition in infants, children, and adults.

Lab News

  • The Developing Minds Lab just released our 2019-2020 Newsletter! Read it Here!
  • Dr. Tashauna Blankenship has accepted an assistant professor position at the University of Massachusetts Boston, beginning Spring 2021! Congrats Tashauna!
  • Kate Cropp and Jiaqi Zhao have been awarded funding from Boston University UROP for their spring research projects in the Developing Minds Lab! Congratulations, Kate and Jiaqi!
  • The Developing Minds Lab just released our 2018-2019 Newsletter! Read it here!
  • Dr. Tashauna Blankenship has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Postdoctoral Fellowship through the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Congratulations, Tashauna!
  • Dr. Melissa Kibbe has been awarded the Templeton CAS Award for Excellence in Student Advising! Congratulations, Dr. Kibbe!
  • Jessica Beal has been named the 2018 Outstanding Teaching Fellow. Congratulations, Jess!
  • Graduating senior Alexis Smith has accepted a Laboratory Manager position with the Johns Hopkins Laboratory for Child Development! Congratulations, Alexis!
  • Shiba Esfand has been awarded funding from Boston University UROP for her summer research project in the Developing Minds Lab! Congratulations, Shiba!
  • The Developing Minds Lab just released our 2017-2018 Newsletter! Read it here!
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Recent Publications

  • Visual memories bypass normalization Psychological Science
  • Rules infants look by: Testing the assumption of transitivity in visual salience Infancy
  • View all publications

Contact Us

  • Email us devmind@bu.edu
  • Give us a call (617) 358-1830
  • Visit us Room 109, 64 Cummington Mall Boston, MA 02215

Information for Students

Want to volunteer? We are currently seeking outstanding undergraduate research assistants.

Interested? Find out more!