NOTICE FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR: Due to safety considerations, only online studies are currently available

All participants need to have normal hearing and normal or corrected-to-normal hearing and vision. Refer to specific experiments below to learn if we are recruiting only native speakers of English or ESL speakers. Some of the experiments must be done at the Phonological Processing Lab, but others can take place at a location more convenient for you. See below for more details. Times are scheduled according to convenience.

If you are interested in having your child participate email us at phono@sfu.ca .

Also check out our FREE Day Camps if you think your child would enjoy a fun day of language based activities!

Online Studies

Learning Complex Phonology Series

2) Child Acquisition Experiment (Coming soon)
  • Who: Children who speak English, between the ages of 3 and 9, who have normal hearing. 
  • What: Children will perform a perceptual task where they will be asked to match base forms with corresponding derived forms through yes/no questions
  • When: One half hour session, completed online over Zoom.
  • Why: We want to know how children understand phonological patterns and how they generalize them to new words.
  • Where: Online sign-up form.

Please note, completion of this form does NOT register your child for the upcoming day camp.

This link takes you to the form on a webpage of an SFU lab we collaborate with. Any contact information you provide will be put in a shared database between the Phonological Processing Lab and LangDev Lab. It will only be used to contact you if we have a study or day camp for which your child is elegible in the future.

Keep an eye out for more studies coming soon!