I am looking at how social cognition develops over the first year of life; how infants understand facial expressions, eye-gaze cues and higher social concepts such as Theory of Mind. I am also interested in how these abilities may develop differently in autism spectrum disorder.
The development of social cognition across the first year of life
- Dr David Kelly (1st supervisor)
Publications and conference presentations
Spain, D., Sin, J., Paliokosta, E., Furuta, M., Prunty, J. E., Chalder, T., ... & Happé, F. G. (2017). Family therapy for autism spectrum disorders. The Cochrane Library.
Spain, D., Rumball, F., O'neill, L., Sin, J., Prunty, J., & Happé, F. (2016). Conceptualizing and Treating Social Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Focus Group Study with Multidisciplinary Professionals. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities.