Early Social Cognition
This project was expired on 12/31/2018';
To find out about this 499 opportunity contact:
|Contact name:||Rechele Brooks|
Does faculty advisor meet with students?
Direct supervisor of students:
|Supervisor Title:||Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences|
|Will 499 students participate in weekly or biweekly discussions sessions about research or project?||Yes|
Short Project Description
We are studying what young children understand about what people see, want, and like. We have lab based studies on early social interactions, such following the gaze of others. We also have studies on young children's interactions with robots, as well as other topics.
|Min. number of hours/weekstudent must work:||6|
|Times a student must bepresent/work:||Flexible, but between M-F 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.|
|Student commitment:||2 quarters|
|Working with Data||Working with Subjects||Working with Animals/physiology|
|30||% data entry||5||% video taping||0||% animal care|
|0||% database management||0||% interview subjects||0||% animal observation|
|10||% encoding data||50||% scheduling appt||0||% surgical techniques|
|0||% library research||0||% running subjects||0||% histology|
|0||% data collection||5||% child care||0||% laboratory protocols|
|0||% recruiting subjects|
Skills / Experience Preferred
Good interpersonal abilities (ability to talk to parents and young children). Interested in communicating with parents who volunteer for studies with their children.