Current Studies

Thank you so much for your family’s assistance with our studies of children’s development.

Please follow the links below to direct you to on-line studies appropriate for your child’s age.

For 3 – 4 Year Olds:

This study is about how children use words to learn about different emotions.

The study will take about 30 minutes (including registration) and you/your child will receive a $10 Amazon.com gift card for participating.

Please note that parents will need to register and complete a consent form before children can participate, so you might want to do this before bringing your child over to start the game. Parent registration takes about 10 minutes and the child’s game takes about 20 minutes.

Click this link to access the study: https://lookit.mit.edu/studies/ad5de68f-52b1-4675-87f3-246d0a7e0223/

For 8 – 9 Year Olds: 

This study is about how children learn to use positive and negative emotions.

The study will take approximately 30 minutes (including registration) and your child will receive a $10 Amazon gift card for participating.

Please note that parents will need to register and complete a consent form before children can participate, so you might want to do this before bringing your child over to start the game. Parent registration takes about 10 minutes and the child’s game takes about 20 minutes.

Click this link to access the study: https://lookit.mit.edu/studies/bf512da8-95ea-430c-a00e-5ae2b309ce9e/

For 10 – 13 Year Olds:

This study is about how children learn to make decisions.

There are two study sessions that each take 30 minutes to complete. Each session can be done separately at your convenience. Your child will receive a $10 check for each session they complete.

Click this link to access the study: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_02OVEfL9RAeMwVo

For 12 – 13 Year Olds

This study is about how children figure out what other people may be feeling.

The study will take 15-30 minutes and your child will receive a $10 Amazon.com gift card for participating.

Click this link to access the study: https://lookit.mit.edu/studies/7ae88cac-f443-4172-b8da-d23b33f41a68/