Children’s Development


I researched children’s development for over 20 years, lectured on developmental psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and supervised a number of PhDs and Masters theses. Many of my academic papers on the topics below are listed under the Publications tab on this site.

  • Children’s implicit and explicit representations
  • Advertising and children
  • Gestures and cognition
  • Behavioural economics
  • Gestures and speech
  • Women & money
  • Spelling development
  • Maths development
  • Development of science concepts
  • Educational interventions
  • Infant gesture
  • Effects of ‘babysign’
  • Gestures as influencers
  • Behavioural change
  • Body image
  • The microgenetic method
  • Kids & technology
  • Happy children
  • Family functioning