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Prof Richard Cowan
Psychology and Human Development
UCL Institute of Education
24 Woburn Square
London
WC1H 0AA
Tel: 0207 612 6290
Appointment
  • Professor of Psychology of Education
  • IOE - Psychology & Human Development
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

I have a background in psychology and my interest is in the contribution psychology can make to understanding children's development and education, particularly in mathematics in the primary phase. This involves the use of tasks, self-report and informant-report questionnaires to understand the relationships between developments in numerical, cognitive, and socio-emotional skills.

I have also studied exceptional numerical skills in people with pervasive impairments, savant syndrome, and numerical difficulties in children with apparently specific impairments in language development.

Teaching Summary

Research students

Caroline Hilton (joint supervision with Melissa Rodd): Mathematical development in children with Apert Syndrome
 

Academic Background
1978 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Psychology University of Lancaster
1974 BA Bachelor of Arts – Experimental Psychology University of Oxford
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