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Tiffany Taylor brings her daughter, Brynn, to the Minnesota State University Moorhead Child Development Lab for a visual perception study. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Local universities are learning a lot from babies

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FARGO - Local babies are helping further scientific research in Fargo and Moorhead.

Both North Dakota State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead have labs that are actively recruiting babies to participate in their studies.


Neither study is invasive - both involve watching the babies' reactions to things.

In the Infant Cognitive Development Lab at NDSU, Rebecca Woods is studying babies' cognitive abilities related to attention and memory.

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