School of Psychology

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Professor David Williams

Professor of Developmental Psychology

Director of Research and Innovation

David Williams

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Current research students

  • Mahsa Barzy (Leverhulme Trust): Imagining the self in fictional worlds: evidence from Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Katie Carpenter (ESRC +3)
  • Louise Malkin (Research Scholarship (PhD) in Developmental Psychology 2015): The development of referential communication in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Maria Zajaczkowska (School of Psychology Studentship): Ironic versus non-ironic relevance inferencing: a comparison of typical children and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Past research students

  • Dr Julia Landsiedel: Prospective memory in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (2018)
  • Dr Catherine Grainger: Metacognition in autism
  • Dr Emma Grisdale: The typical and atypical development of self awareness


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Last Updated: 26/11/2018