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 Catherine Sheehan

Catherine Sheehan

Research student, School of Psychology

Email
sheehancs@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
Tower Building, 70 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT

Overview

Research Summary

I am researching children’s social pretend play as it relates to markers of their social and emotional development. I am also examining the protective role of pretend play for children who have experienced emotional challenges and adversity in early life.

Biography
  • Undergraduate Education BA (Hons) Human Sciences, University of Oxford
  • Postgraduate Education Masters (Oxon), PGCE (FE) Cardiff University

Research

Research interests

I am researching children’s social pretend play as it relates to markers of their social and emotional development. I am also examining the protective role of pretend play for children who have experienced emotional challenges and adversity in early life.

External Research Supervisor

Dr Salim Hashmi - King's College London

Research Group

Development & Health

Supervisors