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Research interests

My research broadly focuses on young children’s socio-moral development and moral reasoning. I investigate the various ways in which children come to navigate their social worlds and express their understanding of impartial moral norms.

My key areas of interest include:

  • Children’s use and understanding of guilt displays
  • Children’s sensitivity to moral justification
  • Using novel research paradigms (e.g., posture change as an index of children’s emotional expression).

Prizes and awards

(2018 - 2022) ESRC-NWSSDTP PhD Studentship Award

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Manchester


Master of Research, The University of Manchester


Bachelor of Science, Psychology, The University of Manchester



  • Child Development
  • Social Development
  • Cognitive Development
  • Moral Development
  • Social Cognition
  • Moral Reasoning


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