Category Archives: Current Studies in Cognitive Development
Dundee Science Centre has successfully bid for over £1.5m from the Inspiring Science Fund, a scheme that helps science centres to rethink what they do and what they offer to the public. One of the key elements is a whole … Continue reading
Professor Malinda Carpenter will deliver her inaugural lecture entitled ‘Our children’s social and prosocial development: The good news, the bad news and what we can do to help’. This lecture is open to the public and all are welcome. The … Continue reading
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
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.
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
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