Sophie Hardy

Sophie Hardy

School of Psychology
Doctoral Researcher

Contact details

Address
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Sophie’s doctoral research, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), focuses on changes in language production that occur with age. She is specifically interested in the effect of age on syntactic choices and sentence planning, and how this is affected by other cognitive functions, such as inhibitory control and memory.

Qualifications

  • BSc Psychology, University of Warwick (First Class Honors)
  • MSc Psychological Research, University of Warwick (Distinction)

Biography

Sophie previously studied for a BSc Psychology and MSc Psychological Research at the University of Warwick. During her Masters, Sophie worked with Dr Kate Messenger and Professor Elizabeth Maylor researching syntactic priming across the lifespan.

Doctoral research

PhD title
Ageing and Sentence Production: Effects of Syntactic Planning and Lexical Access
Supervisors
Dr Katrien Segaert and Dr Linda Wheeldon

Publications