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Our Mission. Haskins Laboratories is an independent, international, multidisciplinary community of researchers conducting basic research on spoken and written language. Exchanging ideas, fostering collaborations, and forging partnerships across the sciences, it produces groundbreaking research that enhances our understanding of—and reveals ways to improve or remediate—speech perception and production, reading and reading disabilities, and human communication.

Haskins Laboratories has long-standing, formal affiliations with the University of Connecticut and Yale University. We also have collaborations and partnerships, both formal and informal, with other institutions and groups around the world.

Featured: Haskins Global Literacy Hub

Haskins Global Literacy logoAn outgrowth of the Haskins Global Summit is the Haskins Global Literacy Hub, an international and interdisciplinary collaborative that brings together an unprecedented partnership of over 20 teams of expert researchers, practitioners, educators, and education technology specialists representing 5 continents, to solve one of the most critical issues preventing people from escaping poverty, leading healthy, productive lives, and achieving their full potential.

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News and Events

November 13, 2020
Dr. Kenneth Pugh was interviewed on WKNY 40 -TV, discussing research that investigates the efficacy of game-based reading software in offsetting “coronavirus slide” in...
November 3, 2020
Haskins’ Richard N. Aslin has made landmark contributions to our understanding of how infants learn about their environment, especially with regard to language. PNAS spoke...
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September 14, 2020
Haskins Scientist David Lewkowicz is interviewed in the New York Times as part of a discussion on the effects of wearing masks on young children’s development. Read the...
September 7, 2020
Nicole Landi (Haskins Senior Scientist and Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences at UConn) has been awarded a 2020 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowship....