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UB Infant

UB Infant Our page will keep you up to date on current studies, recent publications, and the science behind your baby's behaviors! We are a lab at UB that is dedicated to understanding health behaviors, especially those that start at infancy, or even before!

By studying infants, we can learn how to encourage health at a young age, which can last a lifetime. Our participants are essential in this process! In return, we try to provide you with accurate, up-to-date information for you and your baby. https://www.instagram.com/ubinfantlab

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Are you pregnant? Check out the study opportunity below!Complete the eligibility screening at the following link: http:/...
03/18/2021

Are you pregnant? Check out the study opportunity below!

Complete the eligibility screening at the following link: http://www.buffalo.edu/cria/qsff

**Study Opportunities for Infants and Toddlers***Toddlers 12 months*The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a...
02/12/2021

**Study Opportunities for Infants and Toddlers**

*Toddlers 12 months*
The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand how to measure children's motivation for food. You may earn up to $65 if eligible.
Click the link to find out more info and fill out the eligibility screener! You may fill out the screener if your child is younger than 12 months old. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Toddler12mo

*Infants 2 to 8 months*
The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand how to measure children's motivation for food. You may earn up to $245 if eligible.
Click the link to find out more info and fill out the eligibility screener! You may fill out the screener if your child is younger than 9 months old. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BBBScreener2-8
If your child is 2 months old we will be bringing you in at 2, 4, and 6 months.
If your child is older than 2 months we will be bringing you in when your child is 6-8 months old to complete the computerized task to earn food or music

*Toddlers 15-18 Months Old*
The study involves 1 visit to complete a habituation task. You may be invited back for additional visits. You will be compensated $20 for the first visit.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HabScreening
Click the link for more information and fill out the eligibility screener to see if you are eligible!

02/02/2021

We are still looking for recommendations for picture books you and your children have enjoyed reading when they were around 12 months old to use for a study. Let us know what books you recommend for 12 month olds in the comments below πŸ˜ŠπŸ“–
Thank you!

**Study Opportunities for Infants and Toddlers***Toddlers 15-18 Months Old* The UB Infant Lab is conducting a study to b...
02/01/2021

**Study Opportunities for Infants and Toddlers**

*Toddlers 15-18 Months Old*
The UB Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand children's motivation for food. The study involves 1 visit to complete a habituation task. You may be invited back for additional visits. You will be compensated $20 for the first visit.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HabScreening
Click the link for more information and fill out the eligibility screener to see if you are eligible!

*Infants 2 to 8 months*
The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand how to measure children's motivation for food. You may earn up to $245 if eligible.
Click the link to find out more info and fill out the eligibility screener! You may fill out the screener if your child is younger than 9 months old. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BBBScreener2-8
If your child is 2 months old we will be bringing you in at 2, 4, and 6 months.
If your child is older than 2 months we will be bringing you in when your child is 6-8 months old to complete the computerized task to earn food or music.

01/15/2021

Hi all! We are looking for recommendations for picture books you and your children have enjoyed reading when they were around 12 months old to use for a study. Let us know what books you recommend for 12 month olds in the comments below πŸ˜ŠπŸ“–

Thank you!

**Study Opportunity for Infants 2 to 8 months**The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to better unde...
01/06/2021

**Study Opportunity for Infants 2 to 8 months**

The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand how to measure children's motivation for food. You may earn up to $245 if eligible.

Click the link to find out more info and fill out the eligibility screener! You may fill out the screener if your child is younger than 9 months old. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BBBScreener2-8

If your child is 2 months old we will be bringing you in at 2, 4, and 6 months.

If your child is older than 2 months we will be bringing you in when your child is 6-8 months old to complete the computerized task to earn food or music.

Study Opportunity for Toddlers 21-27 Months Old The UB Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand children's ...
01/04/2021

Study Opportunity for Toddlers 21-27 Months Old

The UB Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand children's motivation for food. The study involves 1 visit to complete a habituation task. You may be invited back for additional visits. You will be compensated $20 for the first visit.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HabScreening

Click the link for more information and fill out the eligibility screener to see if you are eligible!

Do/did you feed your children formula as an infant? We are looking for feedback about formula feeding and have a short s...
10/21/2020

Do/did you feed your children formula as an infant? We are looking for feedback about formula feeding and have a short survey we invite you to fill out!
Please click the link to find out more:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FeedingFormulaSurvey

You may fill this out for multiple children. Thank you very much for your support!

According to a recent study, babies enjoy when you imitate them! 😝 Check it out via ScienceDaily: https://www.sciencedai...
08/28/2020
Babies know when you imitate them -- and like it

According to a recent study, babies enjoy when you imitate them! 😝
Check it out via ScienceDaily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/05/200526111251.htm

Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study. The babies looked and smiled longer at an adult who imitated them, as opposed to when the adult responded in other ways. Babies also approached them more, and engaged in imita...

08/25/2020
BABIES vs. GRASS

Have your babies been enjoying the grass this summer? πŸ˜†

There is still so much to learn about the impact of tablet use on the cognitive development of toddlers, though it's not...
08/20/2020
Toddlers who use touchscreens show attention differences

There is still so much to learn about the impact of tablet use on the cognitive development of toddlers, though it's not always a bad thing! πŸ“± A new research study found attention differences between toddlers with different levels of daily touchscreen use. πŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈ Check it out, from ScienceDaily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200819110913.htm

New research from the TABLET project recruited 12-month-old infants who had different levels of touchscreen usage.

Do you or someone you know have a baby under 4 months old? The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to...
08/19/2020

Do you or someone you know have a baby under 4 months old? The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is conducting a study to better understand how to measure children's motivation for food. You may earn up to $70 if eligible.

Click the link to find out more and fill out the screener to see if you are eligible! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FF2to3

Are you expecting your first child? Check out this new opportunity below! To learn if you and your partner are eligible,...
07/28/2020

Are you expecting your first child? Check out this new opportunity below! To learn if you and your partner are eligible, please fill out the following survey: http://www.buffalo.edu/cria/sff

The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is inviting all pregnant women of any trimester to join our Online Pregnancy Study!...
05/21/2020

The University at Buffalo Infant Lab is inviting all pregnant women of any trimester to join our Online Pregnancy Study! All eligible participants will be asked to complete only online surveys while pregnant and after the birth of your baby! For more information or if you are interested, please contact [email protected] or fill out the screener https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/pregnancyrrvscreening

Congratulations to our graduating students of 2020 - Sydney, Joel, Quenton, Haruka, and Veronica! Thank you so much for ...
05/21/2020

Congratulations to our graduating students of 2020 - Sydney, Joel, Quenton, Haruka, and Veronica! Thank you so much for all the hard work and time you all dedicated to our lab, we will miss you! You have great futures ahead of you, and we cannot wait to see what you achieve next β˜ΊοΈπŸŽ‰πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ“

Hello,We here at the UB Infant Lab hope that everyone is staying safe and well during this time. We are currently trying...
04/18/2020

Hello,

We here at the UB Infant Lab hope that everyone is staying safe and well during this time. We are currently trying to gauge the interest of all pregnant women for an online only study that is in the works and waiting for approval. For more information on this or if you are interested in potentially taking part please feel free to leave a comment below, send us a message or email us at [email protected]

And as always we thank you so much for your support

We are currently looking for interested parents and expecting moms for these studies!**For Parents of Infants:** 🀱--0 mo...
01/31/2020

We are currently looking for interested parents and expecting moms for these studies!

**For Parents of Infants:** 🀱
--0 months to under 4 months old--
We are conducting a study to better understand infants' eating behaviors. The results of this study will allow us to understand how infants' sucking rates and pressure during feeding can be measured accurately. Eligible participants may earn up to $60.

More information and eligibility survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B6YLTP3

--6 months to under 9 months--
Food & Fun is a study for 6-8 month olds that involves 3 to 5 in-lab visits at the University of Buffalo South Campus! During these visits we will be playing a series of food and music games with your child. Eligible participants may earn up to $80 for the completion of all 5 visits
Click the link for more info and fill out our screener survey to see if you and your baby are eligible:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5YK9H5H

**For all Expecting Moms:** 🀰
Pregnancy RRV Study
The Pregnancy RRV Study is a on-going study that studies/measures the relationship that pregnant women have with food. All eligible participants in this study will be asked to come in for up to 4 in-lab visits at the University at Buffalo South Campus (Farber Hall) throughout their pregnancy, as well as 1 short at-home visit once the baby is born. The 4 lab visits consist of playing a series of Food and Activity Games! Eligible participants may earn up $150 upon completion of the visits!
We are currently looking for eligible participants starting at 12 gestational weeks and all the way up to 27 weeks pregnant!
Click the link for more info and fill out our screener survey to see if you are eligible:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/pregnancyrrvscreening

Ever wonder what's going through a baby's head when they dump out toys just to put them back in again? Check out this ar...
01/11/2020
Why Do Babies Love Putting Things In Boxes? It’s Actually Good For Them

Ever wonder what's going through a baby's head when they dump out toys just to put them back in again? Check out this article for some insight on their learning process 🧐https://www.romper.com/p/why-do-babies-love-putting-things-in-boxes-experts-say-its-important-19364302

If you’ve ever given a baby a toy just for them to toss around the box and giggle, you know babies and boxes have a *thing* going on. You may notice they especially love tossing other things into the box, dumping them all out, and starting over…

Need some quick and easy lunch ideas for the kids? Check out this article for some sheet pan recipes for easy cleanup πŸ’ƒ ...
01/10/2020
These 11 Sheet Pan Lunch Recipes Are Kid-Friendly & Easy To Clean Up

Need some quick and easy lunch ideas for the kids? Check out this article for some sheet pan recipes for easy cleanup πŸ’ƒ https://www.romper.com/p/11-sheet-pan-lunches-that-kids-will-love-youll-love-the-easy-cleanup-19777577

If you'd like to shake up your lunch routine a bit, then bring out the sheet pan. Sheet pan lunches kids will love just might revolutionize your second meal of the day. After all, there's nothing quite like a hot lunch fresh from the oven to help…

Do children learn words better in the context of familiar words or other new words? A recent study posed that question; ...
01/05/2020
How 'knowing less' can boost language development in children

Do children learn words better in the context of familiar words or other new words? A recent study posed that question; check it out! πŸ—£https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191029144318.htm

Children may learn new words better when they learn them in the context of other words they are just learning -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers investigated how 18- to 24-month-olds learn new words -- in the context of words they already know well and those...

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