FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


How long does a study last? How many times do we need to come in?

A typical study lasts about 20 minutes and requires only one visit to our lab. Some studies require a short follow-up visit.  Some studies take place in your child’s school or at the Boston Museum of Science.  These studies typically last between 5-15 minutes.


What will my child do during the study?

Your child will hear a story, watch a short video or play a short game with an experienced researcher.  Our games are all child-friendly and children typically enjoy the experience!


When are appointments scheduled?

We are happy to work around your schedule.  Studies are typically scheduled Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.


Yes. The nearest T stop is Boston University East Station on the Green Line (B – Boston College).

Can get there by public transportation?


Yes. Free parking is available in Lot K of the Warren Towers Garage (access from Hinsdale Street). A research assistant will meet you there with a parking pass.

Can I drive there? Is parking available?


Yes.  Parents are always welcome to stay with their child.

Will I be with my child during the study?


I have more than one child. Can I bring all of my children with me if only one is participating?

Absolutely. A trained research assistant will be available to keep the rest of your children company during the study.


If you have more questions, please contact us for more information!