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  • Dr. Scott’s Research Leads to New PSADr. Scott's Research Leads to New PSA

    Dr. Scott’s research has been integrated and featured in a new PSA highlighting the importance of “Reading the Right Books at the Right Time.” In her groundbreaking and impactful research, Dr. Scott showed that babies from 6- to 9-month-old exhibit increased attention and learning, which is accompanied by more specialized brain responses, when their parents ...

  • Dr. Scott fights for paid parental and medical leave for faculty at UFDr. Scott fights for paid parental and medical leave for faculty at UF

    Dr. Scott was integral in getting administration to approve 8 weeks of both paid parental and medical leave for faculty. See the link below for more details of this victory. http://www.uff-uf.org/bargaining-victory-paid-parental-and-medical-leave/ or https://www.alligator.org/news/uf-faculty-fight-for-paid-parental-and-medical-leave/article_a339c18e-a767-11ea-b8db-6798b5b53b3b.html Read more "Dr. Scott fights for paid parental and medical leave for faculty at UF"

  • Dr. Scott’s interview on Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR)Dr. Scott's interview on Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR)

    Dr. Scott was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio where she discussed the importance of clear masks in infants’ development. Check out Dr. Scott’s interview here. Our PI also wrote a very informative article on the same topic which is freely available on The Conversation. Read more "Dr. Scott’s interview on Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR)"

  • Dr. Scott Featured in Learning Sciences Exchange VideoDr. Scott Featured in Learning Sciences Exchange Video

    Our PI, Dr. Lisa Scott, was featured in a video published by the Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX). LSX is a groundbreaking international fellowship program bringing together scientists who have dedicated their careers in understanding child development. LSX’s aim is to create a platform where the general public, policy makers, and parents can get the most ...

  • BCDLAB member’s article on what transgender folks go through in academiaBCDLAB member's article on what transgender folks go through in academia

    BDCLAB member Ethan Kutlu recently wrote an article on the struggles that transgender individuals go through, especially in academia. The piece was published on the Linguistic Society of America’s website. If you would like to learn more about it, you can read the article through the link below: https://www.linguisticsociety.org/content/pressing-need-trans-visibility-academia-case-trans-immigrants-graduate-school Read more "BCDLAB member’s article on what transgender ...

  • When and How to Talk to Your Kids About RaceWhen and How to Talk to Your Kids About Race

    The Bump magazine interviewed Dr. Scott on the importance of how and when to talk to kids about race. The article featured Dr. Scott and our alumna Dr. Charisse Pickron’s work. You can read the article through the link below: https://www.thebump.com/a/talking-to-kids-about-race?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=brandtweet&utm_content=brandtweet Read more "When and How to Talk to Your Kids About Race"

  • Clear Masks for Caregivers Mean Young Children Can Keep Learning from Adult FacesClear Masks for Caregivers Mean Young Children Can Keep Learning from Adult Faces

    In light of COVID-19, Dr. Scott recently published an article exploring how wearing face masks can impact face learning in infants and young children and recommendations for caregivers and educators. See link below to learn more! https://theconversation.com/clear-masks-for-caregivers-mean-young-children-can-keep-learning-from-adults-faces-139432 Read more "Clear Masks for Caregivers Mean Young Children Can Keep Learning from Adult Faces"

  • New Lab PhotoNew Lab Photo

    Despite the restrictions due to COVID-19, our lab still meets weekly over Zoom. Click ‘New Lab Photo’ above to see our updated 2020 lab photo.   Read more "New Lab Photo"

  • COVID-19

    Due to COVID-19, our lab will be closed until further notice. We will temporarily pause enrollment until the University of Florida reopens and approves in-lab research again. Read more "COVID-19"

  • PSAPSA

    Dr. Scott just returned from Hollywood, CA where she worked with a film director to produce a public service announcement about reading to infants in the first year of life.  Check back for the complete PSA in the fall! Read more "PSA"

  • Goodbye Gabriella, Welcome Zoe!

    Our lab’s very own super lab technician Gabriella Silva is leaving us for her new adventure in graduate school. Gabriella will be starting her clinical psychology PhD at the University of South Florida (Tampa). We are extremely happy to welcome Zoe Pestana, our new lab technician, all the way from Massachusetts. She is working towards pursuing ...

  • Congratulations to Dr. Scott!Congratulations to Dr. Scott!

    This past year Dr. Scott was promoted to full professor and awarded the Women in Cognitive Science Leadership Award. Read more "Congratulations to Dr. Scott!"

  • BCDLAB at VSS 2019BCDLAB at VSS 2019

    BCDLab attended the Vision Science’s Society 2019 conference, held in St. Pete Beach, Florida. We had three poster presentations (photos included below). Another successful VSS in the books! Read more "BCDLAB at VSS 2019"

  • Dr. Scott’s work published on BOLDDr. Scott's work published on BOLD

    Dr. Scott wrote a Blog Post: “The Importance of Faces for Infant Learning.” She was invited by BOLD (Blog on Learning and Development), Jacobs Foundation (October, 2018).  Check it out if you want to learn more about all the important things infants learn from faces! https://bold.expert/the-importance-of-faces-for-infants-learning/ Read more "Dr. Scott’s work published on BOLD"

  • BCD Lab in the news!BCD Lab in the news!

    Our lab was featured in Fox 13 News in November. Check out this link to learn more about what we are currently studying. Read more "BCD Lab in the news!"