Qualifications and Career History
|2009||Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig|
|2009||PhD, Developmental Psychology, Cardiff University: “Social Influence and Social learning in Young Children and Infants”|
|2006||MSc Social Science Research Methods, Cardiff University – Distinction|
|2005||Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, Cardiff University – Distinction|
|2003||BA History and Politics, University of Sheffield – 1st Class|
Funding and Awards
|2009||Max Planck Society Postdoctoral Fellowship|
|2005 - 2009||Economic and Social Research Council Studentship|
|2007 - 2008||Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Studentship|
|2008||PhD Prize for Early Promise, Cardiff University|
|2007||EPS Grindley Grant|
|2001||Howard Warrender Memorial Prize, University of Sheffield|
Selected Media Coverage
All in the mind, by C. Fine and S. Lahan, The New Statesman, November 29th, 2010. Enfants sociaux, La Recherche, January, 2010.
Evidence that priming affiliation increases helping behaviour in infants as young as 18 months, Science Daily, September 3rd, 2009.
Feeling left out, by Beverly J. Roder and Mabel L. Sgan, Infants to Adolescents: Research Update, April 2009.
How to increase altruism in toddlers, BPS Research Digest, November 5th, 2009.
In infants as young as 18 months, priming affiliation increases helping behaviour, Medical News Today, 4th September, 2009.
Poppetjes helpen peuters, by Ellen de Bruin, NRC Handelsblad, November 3rd, 2009.
Sozial von Anfang an? Interview with Stephanie Becker, Baby und Familie, November, 2009.
Visual cues make children more helpful, by Tom Jacobs, in Miller-McCune: Turning Research into Solutions, August 16th, 2009.
Teaching and Responsibilities
|2011||Co-teaching for the lecture series Origins of Human Cognition, Language, and Languages. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology|
|2011 -||Co-organiser of the Social Cognition Research Seminar Series, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology|
|2008 - 2009||Postgraduate representative on the School of Psychology Research Committee,
|2008 - 2009||Tutor for the Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology,
|2006 - 2007||Statistics tutor for level two psychology students,
|2005 - 2006||Tutor for level one psychology students,
British Journal of Educational Psychology
British Journal of Psychology
European Journal of Social Psychology
Journal of Cognition and Development
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review
Review Editor for Frontiers in Developmental Psychology
Public Awareness of Science
|2007, 2009||Participation in National Science and Engineering Week|
|2009||Participation in National Family Week|