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DECP Conference, 2013

Yesterday, Sian Jones presented a talk on our research methods at the BPS Division for Educational and Child Psychology Annual Conference, 2013. The abstract of her talk, and a link to the presentation are below. “I’m Being Called Names and … Continue reading

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BPS Developmental Section, 2012 Conference Report

This year’s BPS Developmental Section Conference was held between 5th – 7th September at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. The programme promised a variety of talks, ranging from factors impacting on foetal development to predictors of adolescent criminality; and it … Continue reading

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BPS Developmental Psychology Section Conference 2012 Presentations

Please feel free to download a copy of our presentations from the BPS Developmental Section conference in Glasgow. Development of a Humour Styles Questionnaire for Younger Children Laughing Together, Joking Apart Humour Styles as Moderators and Mediators of the Relationship … Continue reading

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Claire’s Research Visit

From 13th-14th August, 2012, Claire Wilson, a Research Assistant working on our  project with Simon Hunter at the University of Strathclyde, visited the lab at Keele University. Claire saw the questionnaires that we used with the children,  and helped with some … Continue reading

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BPS Developmental Psychology Conference Presentations

We have recently learnt that our symposium proposal , concerning humour use in child development, has been accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the BPS Developmental Psychology Section, which this year is taking place at the University of … Continue reading

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ISHS 2012, Krakow Conference Report

From 25th to 29th June 2012, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, hosted the International Society of Humor Studies Conference. Claire Fox and Siân Jones attended the conference, looking forward to the vastly interdisciplinary nature of the papers promised by the … Continue reading

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International Society of Humor Studies Conference 2012 Research Presentations

Claire Fox and Sian Jones presented papers at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference, 2012. Their presentations may be downloaded from the Project Presentations page on this site. If you have any thoughts on our work, would like any … Continue reading

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BPS Developmental Section Conference, 2012

To share our work with other academics in developmental psychology, we have put in a proposal for a symposium on humour research in children. The symposium would be called Just Kidding? The Role of Humour in Children’s Socio-Emotional Development. A … Continue reading

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International Society for Humor Studies Conference

Claire Fox and Siân Jones have had abstracts accepted at the International Society for Humor Studies Conference in Kraków, Poland, June 25-29 2012. Claire will be talking about ‘Humor styles and Bullying in Schools’, while Siân will talk about ‘Laughing … Continue reading

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