I-LABS is co-directed by Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff.

Dr. Kuhl is an expert in early language and brain development. Her research shows how children’s early experiences with language alters their brains. This work has major implications for child development, education, and neuroscience.

Dr. Meltzoff is a world-renowned expert on infant and child development. His research on infant imitation has changed our understanding of cognitive, social, and brain development. This research has helped shape policy and practice.