Prospective Students

Graduate Students:

If you are interested in studying with Professor Yonas, please contact him by telephone (612-624-6805), email (, or mail (160 Child Development, 51 E River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA).

For more information on graduate study and support, visit the ICD graduate program, the Psychology graduate program and the Center for Cognitive Sciences.

Undergraduate Child Psychology Majors:

If you are interested in receiving credit for Directed Research, call 612-626-4344 or email the Yonas Lab at We are interested in students who are motivated to learn, responsible and curious!

We require a two-semester commitment and we encourage our students to apply for an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grant or begin work on their Honors Thesis after their first semester.

Computer Science Majors:

We have opportunities for you to gain experience programming and working with graphics. Familiarity with MatLab or Java, although not required, is highly desirable. Please contact Professor Yonas or the Lab.

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