nicu-in lab

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING PRETERM BIRTH

Ages: 0-4 month old premature infants

For this study, we are looking at how premature infants develop, and how infants respond to various auditory and somatosensory stimuli.

What you will do:

Your child will come to the lab for two sessions.

Session 1 (~1 hour): 0-4 months

- Parent will answer a survey

- Both parent and child will provide saliva samples

- Child will wear a lightweight EEG cap while presented with social and nonsocial videos

Session 2 (~3 hours): 18 months

- Parent will answer a survey

- Both parent and child will provide saliva samples

- Parent and child will engage in a play session together

- Child will wear a lightweight EEG cap

- Child will complete a cognitive and social assessment

Participants will be compensated with a $25 visa gift card for session 1 and $75 for session 2

If interested, please email pugliadevneurolab@virginia.edu!