Cognitive Development Research Group - University of Birmingham

We are a group of Psychologists at the University of Birmingham who research children's cognitive development.

We are interested in how thinking and reasoning abilities develop, and we run experimental studies with young children. Current projects include children's theory of mind from 3-7 years; children's understanding of the representational nature of words and pictures; the developmental relationship between reasoning and executive functions; children’s understanding of possibility and uncertainty, inc

Operating as usual

19/04/2022

We’re looking for 3-6 year old scientists to help us with our online research study!

09/12/2021

Still looking for Trainee Scientists to test a smartphone game!
Would your child enjoy testing a prototype smartphone game for emotion control? Researchers in the Kate Woodcock Research Group would like young people aged 8-14 to play a prototype smartphone game that trains emotion control skills, and answer some questions about it online.
Please contact Sally for more info: [email protected]

09/12/2021

Still looking for Trainee Scientists to test a smartphone game!

Would your child enjoy testing a prototype smartphone game for emotion control?

Researchers in the Kate Woodcock Research Group would like young people aged 8-14 to play a prototype smartphone game that trains emotion control skills, and answer some questions about it online.
Please contact Sally for more info: [email protected]

08/11/2021

Opportunity to test a smartphone game!

Researchers in the Kate Woodcock Research Group would like young people aged 8-14 to play a prototype smartphone game that trains emotion control skills, and answer some questions about it online.
Please contact Sally for more info at [email protected]

04/08/2021

Still searching for 3-6 year old scientists to help us with our research. Amazon voucher as a thank you for all participants

28/07/2021

Participants wanted!
Study by Dr Kate Woodcock’s group at Birmingham.

We are looking for young people aged 10-14 to participants in our study about Digital games and emotions 🕹📱

We want to find out if digital games can have a positive influence on how young people deal with emotions.

The study will be conducted online and includes:
* Filling out questionnaires (20 mins)
* Playing a digital game (2 hours over 5 days)
* Questionnaires (20mins)

You will have the chance to win Amazon vouchers worth £50!

If you are interested please email [email protected]

27/07/2021

Hello everyone!

Are you looking for things to do this summer?

We are very excited to be back at Thinktank on the Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd, Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th August 2021!

We will be looking at how families interact with exhibits on the museum floor. Please get in touch with Sonia at [email protected] if you have a 4- to 8- year old (with a parent/guardian) who would like to take part!

Please be advised that only one child from each family can take part. The participating child, and one accompanying parent/guardian, will qualify for free entry into the museum – tickets will need to be purchased from Thinktank directly for other people.

If you are interested in taking part in this fun experiment, please get in touch with Sonia.

09/07/2021

A new study from our friends at Queen’s University Belfast (Sarah from Birmingham is involved in this project too!) looking at decision making by 8- and 9- year olds. Should be a fun game!

30/06/2021

A new study on children’s emotions looking specifically for 4-year-old child scientists!
A collaboration between the cofsev group at Birmingham and researchers at Queen’s University Belfast.

HTTPS://tinyurl.com/qubstoriesstudy

24/06/2021

Hello everyone!

We are very excited to be back at Thinktank on the Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July 2021!

We will be looking at how families interact with exhibits on the museum floor. Please get in touch with Sonia at [email protected] if you have a 4- to 8- year old (with a parent/guardian) who would like to take part!

Please be advised that only one child from each family can take part. The participating child, and one accompanying parent/guardian, will qualify for free entry into the museum – tickets will need to be purchased from Thinktank directly for other people.

If you are interested in taking part in this fun experiment, please get in touch with Sonia.

29/05/2021

Hi everyone! An update for our new online study! We are now looking for children aged 3- to 6- years old. Participants receive a £5 voucher as thanks. If you’re interested contact Chloe on the email address below! ☺️

29/05/2021

UPDATE!!! for the free play study we are running on the 1st and 3rd June. WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED! We have received high numbers of responses and will be contacting everybody who has emailed soon. Thank you to everyone who contacted us!

28/05/2021

Would your child like to help scientists at the University of Birmingham find out how children think?

We are a group of researchers interested in many difference aspects of child development, including their language development, thinking about time, understanding other people, influences on their behaviour, and more!
We run studies at the University of Birmingham, online, in schools and at Thinktank museum.

If you’d like to hear more about our work and perhaps join in with a study, do like and follow our page!

26/05/2021

Hello everyone!

We are very excited to be back at Thinktank on the Tuesday 1st and Thursday 3rd June 2021

We will be looking at how families interact with exhibits on the museum floor. Please get in touch with Sonia at [email protected] if you have a 4- to 8- year old (with a parent/guardian) who would like to take part!

18/05/2021

Thank you to everyone who completed our study on families experience in museums!

The study has now been completed and we have conducted our prize draw, the winner will be contacted via email.

Please keep an eye on our page, we will be advertising new studies very soon!

Parent Child Talk Study 12/03/2021

✨£20 PAID PARENT AND CHILD ONLINE RESEARCH ACTIVITY - SPACES STILL AVAILABLE! ✨

Hi everyone!

Are you the parent or guardian of a 3-4 year old? Looking for something fun to do with your child from the comfort of your own home? Researchers at the University of Birmingham need your help to explore how parents and children talk together across different settings. Check out the website below to watch our video and find out more!

https://parentchildtalkstudy.co.uk

Parent Child Talk Study Are you the parent of a 3-4 year old child? Researchers at the University of Birmingham (UK) need your help! Online study opportunity.

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