2019 – September

We are currently recruiting children from age 3 to age 10 to participate in several research studies! To find out more, please contact us by email at or by phone at (972) 883-6075. You can also stay up-to-date with new volunteer opportunities and news in child development by following our Facebook page.

Media Coverage

UTD interview – October 3, 2016. “Grant to Help Scientist Explore How Children Think about Explanations”

UTD interview – October 29, 2013. “Study Shows Experts’ Attitudes Influence What Children Believe”

UTD interview – March 21, 2011. “Researcher Hopes to Protect Kids from Deceptive Ads”

UTD interview – June 18, 2009. “Award Recognizes Inspiring Psychology Professor”

NPR radio interview – June 6, 2005. “Children and Understanding Lies”

ABC News – June 1, 2005. “Cynicism Starts Young and Sarcasm is Complex”

American Psychological Society – July 18, 2005. “Kids Are Cynics, Too? Yeah, Right”