Prospective graduate students

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The Development, Experience and Neurocognition Lab is currently accepting new graduate students. Students interested in joining the lab can apply to any of the graduate training areas of the Department of Psychological Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa: Cognition, Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience or Clinical Science. Dr. Demir-Lira is a member of the Developmental Science Research Group and the Developmental Psychopathology Research Group. Dr. Demir-Lira is also affiliated with the Behavioral-Biomedical Interface Training Program as well as the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience. For more information, check out our Graduate Program and contact Dr. Demir-Lira at

Prospective undergraduate research assistants

The D.E.N. is currently accepting undergraduate research assistants. If you are a student at UIowa and are interested in applying to work as a research assistant at the D.E.N, please download and submit our lab application.

2022-2023 Cohort

2022-2023 cohort

2021-2022 Cohort

2122 cohort

2020-2021 Cohort

2021 cohort

2019-2020 Cohort


2018-2019 Cohort

2018-2019 cohort