Corriveau’s Research Featured in video by NSF

Professor Kathleen Corriveau’s research was recently featured in a video by the Natural Science Foundation (NSF). In partnership with the Living Lab at the Museum of Science, Corriveau and the Social Learning Lab are investigating the behavior of a child after performing a learning activity.


Video from NSF.gov

At the Social Learning Lab, research focuses on how a child uses his or her own experiences as well as another person’s knowledge to learn. Corriveau is specifically investigating social and cognitive development during childhood, with a focus on “how children decide what people and what information are trustworthy.”

The Living Lab at Boston’s Museum of Science allows children to interact with scientific exhibits and to participate in real science experiments – a model of informal cognitive science education. The research being conducted at the Living Lab is funded by the NSF’s Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL). Through various research projects, including the Living Lab, DRL aims to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning for all students.

Read more about the Professor Corriveau’s research here.

Visit the Social Learning Lab here.

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