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".

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News

Maria Carriel received a grant through the DeLTA Center Interdisciplinary Research Grant program. The proposed project will establish a collaboration between the DEN Lab and Dr. Matthew Lira from College of Education to examine the neural correlates for successful spatial problem-solving in chemistry education.
Chessie has been awarded the University of Iowa Graduate College Post-Comprehensive Research Fellowship to fund her dissertation research on the relationships between maternal mental health, parent-child interactions and cognitive development of preterm and term-born preschoolers. Congrats, Chessie!  
The Child Trends News Service, funded by NSF, featured our research on the neurocognitive basis of attitudes towards math in their latest report! Feel free to share the links below: