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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2014

Professor Susan Gathercole FBA

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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

Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/susan.gathercole/

Appointments

Current post

  • MRC Research Professor, University of Cambridge; Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge

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Professor Steven Tipper

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.

Professor Susan Carey

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.

Professor Margaret Snowling

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