Participate in Our Research

Are you a parent or guardian of a child ages 4-15? Interested in learning about how to participate in our research and help us contribute to a growing body of science about children’s learning? Keep reading to learn about our online and in-person research!

Online Research: If you would like to learn more about our online studies, follow us on Facebook (@UWMadisonCDCL) and Instagram (@uw.cdclab). Here, you can learn more about what studies are being run online and sign up to participate in one of our studies!

Our BioViz study investigates how children think about inherited traits.

Our Tutor-Based Math study investigates how kids learn Algebra through an online tutoring system.


To learn more about the studies or to participate, please email 


In-Person Research: In-person research is currently suspended due to COVID-19 and will be suspended at least until the end of 2020. We will update this site when in-person research is available.

Child solving math problems with pencil and paper.

Our in-person research takes place at both the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research and the Brogden Psychology Building. We hope to see you in our lab soon!