Live chat with social psychologist Petra Boynton

Hello and welcome to our 26th live chat, with Dr Petra Boynton, "Britain’s first scientific evidence-based agony aunt!". Petra is a social psychologist who researches sex and relationships' health and she has kindly given us an evening of her time to answer many of our questions. This write-up will look more like a conversation than … Continue reading Live chat with social psychologist Petra Boynton

Live chat with psychologist Laura Boundy

Hello and welcome to our 20th live chat! This time we spoke to Laura Boundy, a PhD student at the University of Manchester whose work focuses on babies' early gestures, particularly showing and giving gestures during social play and how these may link to later social and language skills. Q: What kind of experiments do … Continue reading Live chat with psychologist Laura Boundy

Live chat with developmental psychologist Elena Hoicka

I'm pleased to bring you the write-up from our 17th live chat with developmental psychologist Elena Hoicka. Elena is a lecturer in developmental psychology at the University of Sheffield and her expertise is on joking, pretending, creativity, and deception in babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Hers is a truly fascinating AND fun job as it involved … Continue reading Live chat with developmental psychologist Elena Hoicka