News & Events

Flux Conference, September 2017

Our graduate students presented posters at the Flux Society Conference in Portland, Oregon!



Frontiers in Psychology, August 2017

We have a new paper in press at Frontiers in Psychology!

Bauer JR*, Martinez JE*, Roe MA, Church JA. Consistent performance differences between children and adults despite manipulation of cue-target variables. 2017 in press, Frontiers in Psychology: Developmental.           *Co-first authors



Lab Party at The Goodnight, August 2017

Annie, our faithful lab manager, is going off to graduate school at Washington University in St. Louis. We said goodbye with bowling and a pub quiz!



The New York Times, July 2017

Dr. Church-Lang was quoted discussing discipline and positive reinforcement in the article “If Tech Execs Act Like Spoiled Brats, Should We Spank Them?”



SRCD Conference, April 2017



Girl Day/STEM Festival, February 2017

Getting down and dirty with sheep brains!



Holiday Party, December 2016



Middle School Outreach, December 2016

Pflugerville Middle School students came to our lab for an afternoon of science fun!



April 2016

A month of exciting events! Alyssa and Rawand, both graduating seniors, presented posters at UT’s undergraduate research symposiums! Lauren got into medical school! Congratulations all around.

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St. Louis Public Radio, December 2015

We were featured in a St. Louis Public Radio piece on the middle school brain and education!










Holiday Party, December 2015

Holiday 2015



Longhorn Halloween, October 2015

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Mary Abbe representing the Church Lab at the Cognitive Development Society Conference, October 2015

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Birthday celebration for Alyssa, Anna and Laura! October, 2015




Lab Happy Hour, August 2015

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Lab Trivia Night, Pinthouse Pizza, February 3, 2014




Lab Secret Santa, UT Austin, December 10, 2014

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Explore UT, UT Austin, March 1, 2014

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Making Valentines for Kids in Children’s Hospitals, UT Austin, February 2014

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Longhorn Halloween, UT Austin, October 27, 2013

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Church Lab, UT Austin, August 22, 2013




UT Outreach Events, Austin, Summer 2013

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Making of the Imaging Research Center Welcome Movie, UT Austin, 2013











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