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Welcome to the Cognition, Action, and Psychophysiology Lab (C.A.P. Lab) at UConn Waterbury! Our research focuses on brain-behavior relations, with an emphasis on brain development in infants and children. Please explore our website to learn more about our exciting research program!

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11/1/18 CAP Lab research assistant Christina Flores was awarded PCLB Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Research Grant to support her research project "Association Between Temperament and EEG Mu Rhythm in 6- and 12- month-olds" during this academic year.

8/23/18 CAP Lab Director, Dr. Cuevas, was awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor of psychological sciences.

5/15/18 Dr. Cuevas was awarded funding from UConn's Research Excellence Program to support the project "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Neural Basis of Social Information Processing during Infancy and Early Childhood".

10/17/17 CAP Lab research assistants Sadie Moncayo and Dilsara Liyanage were awarded PCLB Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Research Grants to support their research projects on the EEG mu rhythm and language development in infants.

11/20/16 CAP Lab research assistant Dilsara Liyanage received the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Research Experience (SHARE) Award to support her undergraduate research project "Mu rhythm patterns in early childhood."

11/9/16 CAP Lab graduate research assistant Lauren Bryant was elected the Associate Member Representative for the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology.

10/14/16 Check out today's article in the Boston Globe about the how brain development is related to infantile amnesia. CAP Lab Director, Dr. Cuevas, talks about why we have a hard time remembering those early memories.

8/9/15 Dr. Cuevas received the Early Career Outstanding Paper Award from American Psychological Association (APA), Division 7 (Developmental).  To find out more watch video or read paper.

7/16/15 CAP Lab Director, Dr. Cuevas, was awarded the Kucharski Young Investigator Award from International Society for Developmental Psychobiology.

11/10/13 Read about our research in this recent Waterbury Republican American Newspaper article,Baby’s brain waves".