Current PhD students:
Caroline Putt: Counterfactuals and regret in neuropsychological patients, co-supervised with Prof Glyn Humphreys
Livia Colda: Counterfactual thinking in children (MSc by Research)
Nina Powell: Moral reasoning, co-supervised with Dr Kim Quinn
Catherine Carver: Children’s decision making under uncertainty
Victoria Johnson, co-supervise with Prof Chris Oliver
Previous PhD students:
Amélie Gourdon (2013) Communicating nonverbal probabilities
Nicola Cutting (2012) Children’s tool innovation, co-supervised with Prof Ian Apperly
Jane Waite (2012) Repetitive behaviours in Rubenstein Taybi Syndrome, co-supervised with Prof Chris Oliver
Daniel Weisberg (2011) Children's regret and relief
Clare Eddy (2009) Social cognition in basal ganglia patients, co-spervised with Dr Ian Mitchell
Gill Waters (2009) Children’s source monitoring
If you are interested in working with me you can email me or see more information on my FindAPhD page.
A full list of publications with reprints can be found at: www.sarahruthbeck.net
Hoerl, C., McCormack, T., & Beck, S.R. (Eds.) Understanding counterfactuals, understanding causation. Oxford University Press (2011).
Weisberg, D.P. & Beck, S.R. (2012). The development of children’s regret and relief. Cognition and Emotion, 26, 820-835.
Beck, S.R., McColgan, K.L.T., Robinson, E.J., & Rowley, M.G. (2011). Imagining what might be: why children under-estimate uncertainty. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 110, 603-610. DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2011.06.010
Beck, S.R. & Guthrie, C. (2011). Almost thinking counterfactually: children’s understanding of close counterfactuals. Child Development, 82, 1189-1198. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01590.x
Beck, S.R., Apperly, I.A., Chappell, J., Guthrie, C., & Cutting, N. (2011). Making tools isn't child's play. Cognition, 119, 301-306.
Beck, S.R., Riggs, K.J., & Gorniak, S.L. (2009) Relating developments in children’s counterfactual thinking and executive functions. Thinking and Reasoning, 15, 337-354.
Robinson, E.J., Rowley, M., Beck, S.R., Carroll, D.J., Apperly, I.A. (2006) Children's sensitivity to their own relative ignorance: Handling of possibilities under conditions of epistemic and physical uncertainty. Child Development, 77(6), pp. 1642 - 1655
Beck. S.R., Robinson, E.J., Carroll, D.J, & Apperly, I.A. (2006) Children's thinking about counterfactuals and future hypotheticals as possibilities. Child Development, 77(2), pp. 413 - 426.