<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Hi everyone,</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">I'm posting to get the word out about the Harvard Lab for Developmental Studies, where I am a graduate student. Our lab carries out short, non-intrusive experiments that are designed to be fun activities for babies and young kids. <b>Siblings are welcome to come along and play, and there is also free on-site parking!</b></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">My own 10-month-old has participated in several studies already, and </span>I'm happy to answer any questions you may have. Here's some more info about us:</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Our studies explore such topics as infants’ and children’s basic understanding of the physical world, how they understand numerical and geometric concepts, and how they interact socially with other people. We have found that babies and young children may know a lot more than people used to believe.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">We are looking for families with children from 2 months to 10 years. Studies last around 10-30 minutes and parents will receive information about the goals of the study their child is participating in, as well as a yearly newsletter outlining any results. Parents can come in just once, but we often find that parents come in time and again to participate in many fun studies.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">We are conveniently located on the Harvard main campus (on the red line: Harvard) and provide free parking for the duration of the study. There’s no cost to participate; in fact, for coming in we will give parents a $5 travel reimbursement as well as a small toy for your child. </span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">You can find out more info here: <a href="https://software.rc.fas.harvard.edu/lds/parents/" target="_blank">https://software.rc.fas.harvard.edu/lds/parents/</a> </font><span style="font-family:Times"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:13px">You can sign up here: <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:small"><a href="http://form.jotform.com/form/2222654796" target="_blank">http://form.jotform.com/form/2222654796</a></span></span><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Thank you for your time and we hope to hear from you soon!</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><font face="arial, hel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