Lab moved to Duke University


In August 2016, Dr. Bergelson and her lab moved to Duke University. See the new lab's website here!

All Seedlings Have Graduated


All Seedlings babies have graduated! Data collection was completed in July 2016. We are very grateful to all of our families for being a part of this project.

Seedlings Graduates


The first Seedlings babies have graduated! We saw our first six infants graduate in 2015, with the remaining 38 to finish by July 2016.

2015 APS Rising Star


Elika was selected for the 2015 Rising Stars list by the American Psychological Association! Read more about it here.

Independent Studies


Congratulations to our research assistants Sarah and Alex, who finished the Fall 2015 semester with strong independent study projects! Read more about them here.

First presentation of SEEDLingS Data


Elika has presented the first bit of SEEDLingS data at the WEIRCLE Conference in Paris on December 8th, 2015.


Congratulations to Valerie and Haley, who have been awarded the Undergraduate Bilski-Mayer Fellowship for this summer!

Read more about them here.

Forbes 30 Under 30


Elika has been selected for the 2015 list of “30 Under 30” in Science in the Jan. 19 issue of Forbes!

Read More about it:

UR NewsCenter

Democrat & Chronicle

Rochester HomePage

Campus Times


New Eyetracker


We have a new EyeLink eye tracker in the lab! Babies for the SEEDLingS project will be run on this equipment-free eye tracker for the in-lab sessions.