In our lab, we are trying to find out how learning is affected when children are engaged in live interaction via a screen. Below is a list of news articles and video interviews that are related to this work.
Professor Lauren Myers described her interests and research in this interview. Click the link to watch the video!
Professor Lauren Myers discusses her research and how some types of screen time can be beneficial. Click the link to watch the video!
Professor Lauren Myer’s 2017 and 2018 research was used in Zero to Three’s research summary and recommendations on children’s media usage. Click the link to read the full report! You can also find 5 Tips to Make the Most of Videochat here and the Executive Summary here.
Professor Lauren Myer’s video chat research and quotes were featured in a WebMD article, describing the importance of a responsive adult in helping children learn and understand. Click the link to read more about two-year old’s know!
Professor Lauren Myer’s Baby FaceTime study has been featured on the Lafayette College YouTube channel. Click the link to see what a visit to the Lafayette College Kids Lab looks like!
Professor Lauren Myers and former EXCEL Scholars Rachel LeWitt, Renee Gallo, and Nicole Maselli are now published in the journal Developmental Science. Click the link to see the research study!
NBC News included the Lafayette College Kids Lab (Under the direction of Professor Lauren Myers and her Research Assistants) in a story about screen time following the new guidelines that have been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (Fall 2016)
Alison Gopnik, well-known psychologist, mentions Lafayette College Kids Lab in her WSJ article about toddlers and learning from video (Summer 2016).
Professor Lauren Myer’s research article “Baby FaceTime: Can toddlers learn from online video chat?” was featured in a recent Science Daily article (Summer 2016).
Our Kids Lab has been featured on the front page of the Lehigh Valley Express Times. Click the link to check it out! (Summer ’16)
Wish TV featured a Lafayette College Kids Lab study the compares video chat to prerecorded video (Summer 2016).
Lafayette College Kids Lab research can even be seen in French parenting blogs! (Summer 2016).
Another great reading featuring the Lafayette Kids Lab. Click the link to check it out! (Summer ’16)
Professor Lauren Myers was recently interviewed for an article at Medical Research. Click the link to check it what she has to say about toddlers and video chat interactions (Summer 2016)!
Professor Lauren Myer’s study on toddlers learn from video chat vs. pre-recorded video was featured in Medical News Today (Summer 2016).
The Lafayette College Kids Lab welcomes children of all ages to visit! We are breastfeeding friendly and have changing stations and seating for breastfeeding mothers.