Evolution and Development Research Group

Research in the University of Lincoln School of Psychology

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Welcome

Welcome to the new Evolution and Development Research Group blog.

Please have a look round and keep an eye-out for future updates. If you are interested in taking part in our research please visit out Take Part page for current opportunities.

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Babylab Team to Attend Conference

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The Conference of the International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) is approaching. The meeting will be held July 19-21, 2014 – Vienna, Austria.

Topic: Animals and Humans Together: Integration in Society.

http://www.isaz.net/conferences.html

https://www.facebook.com/ISAZ2014

Professor Kerstin Meints will  be giving one of the keynotes there:

“Much loved and much misunderstood: How children and adults misread dogs – risks and interventions.”

Babylab Plan For Upcoming Conference

The next conference the Babylab team will be attending is:IAHAIO in Chicago

IAHAIO in Chicago, July 19-22, 2013…

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Infant and Child Development Lab

SRCD Symposium on Dog Bite Prevention

SeattleResearchers from the Infant and Child development lab have held a successful symposium at the Society for research in Child Development’s international conference. The symposium was titled: “Dog bite prevention: Risky misunderstandings and how to play it safe” and was chaired by Dr. Kerstin Meints.
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Worldwide Media Attention to Spatial Awareness Research

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Emile van der Zee’s research on how dogs associate words with shape was featured in worldwide press this week, including the New York Times, the Daily Mail and Le Monde.

Whereas toddlers tend to associate words with shape, not size or texture, research in the Evolution and Development Research Group suggests that dogs tend to associate words with size rather than shape.

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