Author Archives: Geraldine Brown

Fife Science Festival 2017 – Cowdenbeath and Glenrothes

ABC lab is attending Fife Science Festival 2017.   We are in Cowdenbeath on 27 and 28 May and Glenrothes on 3 and 4 June. Come talk to us!  

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Brainy Bairns Science Pilot

New pilot teaching and learning program for preschoolers based on child research on how children think and learn.  For further information, please contact Geraldine Brown gb80@st-andrews.ac.uk

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EISF – Edinburgh International Science Festival

EISF – Edinburgh International Science Festival  Edinburgh Zoo, 3rd and 4th April 2017, 11am to 3pm ‘What makes us Human?’ The Living Links to Human Evolution Research Centre, which hosts primate researchers from across Scotland, is teaming up with the St Andrews … Continue reading

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ABC lab at the School of Physics and Astronomy’s Science Discovery Day 4th March

Every year ABC lab attends the School of Physics and Astronomy’s Science Discovery Day. The event is very well attended, bringing audience from across Fife for a day full of activities and shows. This year the event is to be … Continue reading

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Recruiting 4-5 year olds and parents for study on culture and prosocial behaviour (i.e. helping, sharing and comforting).

Would you and your child like to take part in a new study to help us to discover the roots of prosocial behaviour? The Baby and Child Lab is recruiting children between the ages of 4-5 years old and their … Continue reading

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ABC Lab goes to Dundee Science Festival

Children took part in one of our latest research studies at Dundee Science Festival on Sunday 30 October. Families also got a chance to see fun research games in action and hear about the psychological principles behind these games.

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Recruiting 4-7 year olds for new study at the lab!

If you would like to take part in a new study on memory development in children between 4 and 7  please get in touch by emailing babyandchildlab@st-andrews.ac.uk or call us on  01334 462063  

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Family Fun Day Success!

The Baby and Child Lab hosted it’s first Family Fun Day on 1st October and it was a resounding success. Over 65 families came along to find out about the games we play to understand how children think and learn … Continue reading

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Baby and Child Lab Family Fun Day

BABY AND CHILD LAB FAMILY FUN DAY! We are having a Family Fun Day on Saturday 1st October in St Mary’s Quad from 10.00am-2.00pm with a taster of the games we play to try to understand how children think and … Continue reading

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Recruiting 2-3 year olds now

Cognition and tool use in children Research has shown that between 24 months and 36 months of age, children’s physical problem solving is fragile.  For example, we have found that children in this age group struggle in physical problem solving of … Continue reading

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