CoGDeV lab

Members of the CoGDeV lab share their research findings, research experiences, news and events summaries.

Undergraduate’s perspective on Open Research

The concept ofopen research has been rapidly gaining momentum over the last five to ten years. Awareness is higher in some disciplines than others, with a particularly strong emphasis on open research coming from Psychology. With the aim of being transparent through all stages of research, it has motivated researchers to build on existing literature […]

“From neuroscientific theories to effective practice in the classroom- lessons from the UnLocke primary maths and science intervention trial”- Annual Learnus Lecture 2020

Megan Davies from the CoGDeV lab attended this year’s Annual Learnus Lecture which took place virtually on the 25th November. Professor Denis Mareschal, from Birkbeck College, presented the lecture outlining a recent intervention study, UnLocke ( that aimed to improve maths and science reasoning in primary school children. Prof. Farran from our lab is also […]

BPS Developmental psychology webinar: Margaret Donaldson and Neil O’Connor Award Winner Talks.

Several of our lab members attended the annual BPS Developmental Psychology Section Margaret Donaldson and Neil O’Connor Award Winner Talks (virtually) on the 10th September 2020. The award winners were given the opportunity to deliver a presentation on their recent research each followed by a short discussion. Megan Davies and Afreen Shakur have written about […]

Priya wins I’m a Scientist UK, Childhood Zone!

I’m a Scientist is an online activity where school students connect with real scientists about real science. … They ASK the scientists anything they want, and VOTE for their favourite scientist to win a prize of £500 to communicate their work with the public. Congratulations to our lab member, Priya Silverstein, for being voted the winner of the I’m a Scientist UK, Childhood Zone.  Priya […]

An Undergraduate’s Experience of ReproducibiliTea

The Surrey Reproducibility Society is made up of students and staff who meet once a fortnight to explore issues relating to open research and engage in presentations and training sessions aimed at helping all members of the University implement best practice research methods. ReproducibiliTea journal club sessions take place at least once a month and help […]

Is pre-registration for you?

If your research involves collecting data, somewhere along the process you might engage in statistical analysis of your data. My question to you is, when do you decide what analyses you are going to run on your data? Is it once you’ve got your spreadsheet of data in front of you? Is it before you’ve […]

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