Creativity, Education, Affect, and Rest Lab

Psychological and Cognitive Sciences and Learning Sciences and Technologies

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Welcome to the CEDAR Lab!

The CEDAR Lab conducts research on creative thinking in mathematics, negative affect in the classroom, and the role of wakeful rest periods for creativity, learning, and student wellbeing. Our lab uses experimental methods, observational data, learning analytics, and qualitative methodologies in an effort to improve STEM education and better understand students' experiences in education.