Current studies

Online studies

Learning words from multiple people

If you have a 16 or 17 month old, english learning infant, find out more or sign up for an online Zoom study here!

In person studies

siblings playing by window sill

We are currently recruiting participants for two in-person studies on UB’s North Campus and one on South Campus!

If you would be interested in participating, or would like more information, please email us ( or sign up for the CHILDatabase and we’ll be in touch once your child is eligible!

See below for details!

1. What do 9-14 month olds think about speech from children and adults? Come help us find out! This study takes place on North Campus.

2. How do 3 and 4 year olds learn new words from different people? This study is also on North Campus.

3. We are conducting a play study where 9-14 month-olds and their older siblings get to hang out and play together with their caregiver! (We have lots of cool toys and books!) This study takes place on South Campus.

Click here to see some of our research updates from 2023!

More research opportunities

You can also find more opportunities to participate in research outside of the Buffalo Early Learning Lab on Lookit: