young learners

Volunteer for child development studies at the UW Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences!

Families with children (ages 0-17) can sign up for I-LABS studies.
Click here to join our contact list

We are happy to see you here!

Some of our studies are online!
Why volunteer for studies?
– Interesting and fun for both parents and children
– New learning experiences and activities
– Thank-you gift and/or e-gift card (at time of study)It is easy to visit!
– Visits are online for now
– Flexible appointment times
– Participate from home or location of your choiceOur research looks at how children develop their sense of touch, play with others, get interested in math, and other topics in child development, including brain development.
 Click to join our contact list, called the I-LABS Registry. There is an online sign-up form. If you sign up for studies now, we will contact you later. After signing up, we will contact you when your child is near the age for a study. We will give you information about the study. You can decide if you and your child want to participate and try out a research project. We plan to keep our studies online for now. 

Help us discover what children think, feel, and learn!To join the I-LABS Registry online:
Click here to join our contact list

To join by mail-in enrollment forms:
Click to download mail-in forms

Thanks for your interest in our UW child development studies!


Call us at 206-685-2045 or email us at

Confidentiality/Privacy: The I-LABS Registry is a confidential contact list for studies of child development.

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