Perception and action; the role of selective attention in perceptual and motor processes, understanding other people via motor simulation processes, the influence of perception and action on emotion.
About this Fellow
The cognitive mechanisms of memory and learning in typical children and adults, their impairments in developmental disorders of learning, and methods of remediation
- MRC Research Professor, University of Cambridge; Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Conceptual development: innate representational capacities and the mechanisms that allow humans to transcend them; the acquisition (over evolutionary, historical and ontogenetic time frames) of physical, biological, and mathematical concepts.
The psychology of judgment and decision-making; the nature and measurement of well-being
Developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition including basic research on dyslexia and language impairment and the development and evaluation of interventions that ameliorate children’s literacy difficulties