2016 Lancaster Conference on Infant and Child Development

We are proud to announce the first annual International Conference on Infant and Child Development hosted by the Department of Psychology at Lancaster University, U.K.! This is a 3-day event during 25-27 of August 2016. Lancaster University is home to one of the largest and progressive infancy research groups in Europe. Information about our Babylab can be found here. LCICD is organised alongside the Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarship Programme on Interdisciplinary Research in Infant Development. The program will fund up to six PhD students with aspirations to conduct research on infant and child development over each of the next three years. More information to apply for the 2017-2018 academic year can be found here.


Members of this lab will be presenting their work at the conference. Below are the titles of the presentations:

Taylor, G., Monaghan, P. & Westermann, G. (2016, August). Children’s verb learning from touchscreen apps. Lancaster Conference on Infant and Child Development, Lancaster, UK. Poster.

Twomey, K. E. & Westermann, G. (forthcoming; 2016, August). Learned labels shape prelinguistic infants’ object representations. Paper to be presented at the 1st Lancaster Conference on Infant & Child Development, Lancaster, UK.