Welcome to the D.E.N.

Thanks for visiting the Development, Experience and Neurocognition Lab in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa. Our lab is directed by Dr. Demir-Lira. We are also affiliated with the DeLTA Center and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute.

Please see the "Projects" page to learn more about our ongoing research and the "Publications" page for publications. You can learn about joining the D.E.N. by following "Join the Pack".


Our new paper in Developmental Science is now available online.
Our new paper in Developmental Science is now available online. Our findings suggest that the neurocognitive basis of speech-gesture integration in children might vary with speech content and individual differences in gesture processing.