We research human cognitive, motor and pro-social development from conception to adulthood.
Our research in developmental science includes cognitive, motor and pro-social development from infancy to adolescence. We also study autism in childhood and adulthood (Wales Autism Research Centre) and the neurobiological basis for antisocial behaviour.
Our research addresses fundamental issues concerning typical and atypical development, as well as reproductive health and health-related behaviours.
Health psychology and mental health
Our research in health psychology includes the study of reproductive health, health factors affecting human performance, and health-related behaviours. We also study the development of mental health problems and a range of mental health issues including antisocial behaviour and psychopathy, addiction, delusions, depression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Alzheimer's disease, and schizophrenia and anxiety.
We also study the development of mental health problems