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Explorathon Byre Theatre 29 Sept

The ABC lab will present some fun activities for children and adults to explore our research on how children think and learn at this year’s Explorathon event. Find us on the top floor at the event on 29th September in the Byre Theatre … Continue reading

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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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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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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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New study with St Leonards School – Episodic Memory in 11-16 year olds

Why are we doing it? We are studying episodic memory, which is the kind of memory that allows us to reflect upon events we have experienced in the past. This kind of memory is thought to develop late in childhood, … Continue reading

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Recruiting children with ASD for study on ‘mental time travel’

We are recruiting children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders between the ages of 4 and 15 for an experiment on ‘mental time travel’. What is mental time travel? This is the ability to mentally project oneself into to the … Continue reading

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