School of Communication

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

Welcome to Northwestern University’s Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, located in the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Our mission is understanding disabilities in developing brains. We hope that our research will aid in the identification, diagnosis and treatment of children with disabilities.


Looking to participate?

Our lab is no longer enrolling research subjects. If you are interested in learning about other NU labs that are looking for research subjects for learning or developmental studies, check out the Communication Research Registry.

You can also contact us for more information at or 847-467-6842.


Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab


DCN Lab Group

DCN Lab at a recent Science Fair

MRI Practice

Practicing for the real MRI