Our faculty and student researchers frequently publish new work and present their research at conferences across the country. Read more about our presentations, publications, research grant awards and other lab news.
LEaRN News Archive
Congrats to Becca Slomowitz for presenting her first poster on cognitive resilience in dyslexia at the NIH Learning Disabilities Research Centers annual meeting in Houston, TX.
Congratulations to Becca Slomowitz for successfully proposing her MA project, "Resilience in Dyslexia: Identifying Cognitive Protective and Promotive Factors."
Congratulations to Jahla Osborne for successfully defending her honors thesis project, "Processing Speed and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder."
Great news: The Colorado Learning Disabilities Research Center (CLDRC) has been funded by NIH for another 5 years. The CLDRC is a long-standing interdisciplinary, multisite research program that investigates the genetic and environmental etiologies, neurobiology, neuropsychology, classification and outcomes of learning and attention challenges in children. Project II on "Analyzing Shared Cognitive Risk Factors in Comorbidity" will be run in the LEaRN Lab.
Congrats to Sarah Nanovic, MA, for successfully defending her master's thesis on the influence of age and IQ on mental health and executive function in individuals with Williams Syndrome.
Our paper on neuromyths was published! Check out the paper and associated media reports (NPR Science Friday, Washington Post, Science Daily, Psychology Today, Neuroscience News, Education Week, Yahoo News, ResearchGate News).
Check out the recent Psychology Matters newsletter for a summary of some recent work from our lab discussing the prevalence of myths about dyslexia.
The LEaRN Lab presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading's international conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this summer. Kelly Macdonald spoke about the surprisingly high prevalence of neuromyths about dyslexia. Lauren McGrath, PhD, spoke about new ways to define phenotypes for genetic studies of dyslexia.
We received an NIH grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Development to study the comorbidity of reading and attentional difficulties in children.
The LEaRN Lab moved to the Department of Psychology at the University of Denver.