Definitions, Roles, and Ways to Contribute

Documentation detailing (1) what the general aims of ManyBabies are; (2) what a ManyBabies project is; (3) which roles and responsibilities exist within ManyBabies; and (4) what our code of conduct is can be downloaded here (pdf).

Note that this is a living document, and comments and questions are explicitly encouraged. Here is a version of the document that allows (anonymous) comments.


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Governance and Funding

The ManyBabies Governing Board is the group of individuals responsible for governance decisions in the ManyBabies project, including decisions about funding, new projects, and other project-wide concerns.

  • Christina Bergmann (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
  • Krista Byers-Heinlein (Concordia University)
  • Michael C. Frank (Stanford University)
  • Kiley Hamlin (University of British Columbia)
  • Melissa Kline (Center for Open Science)
  • Casey Lew-Williams (Princeton University)
  • Melanie Soderstrom (University of Manitoba)

You can get in touch with the Governing Board by e-mailing manybabies-gb (at)

ManyBabies gratefully acknowledges funding from: