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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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:
Allison's work was featured in the Annual Report of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. You can read the interview here to learn more about Allison's research. Congrats, Allison!
Chessie has been awarded with a research grant by the University of Iowa Graduate and Professional Student Government. Chessie will use the award to fund her project examining the relationship between maternal mental health and academic abilities of preterm and term-born preschoolers. Congrats, Chessie!