Katie Gilligan

Dr Katie Gilligan

Lecturer in Developmental Psychology
PhD Developmental Psychology; MPhil Psychology and Education; BA Neuroscience
+44 (0)1483 686888
43 AC 05
Week 4: Wed 11-1; Week 5: Tue 10-12; Week 6: Wed 10-1

Academic and research departments

School of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.



Research interests

My publications


Gilligan, K. A., Hodgkiss, A., Thomas, M. S. C., & Farran, E. K (2018). The developmental relations between spatial cognition and mathematics in primary school children
Gilligan, K. A., Hodgkiss, A., Thomas, M, S, C., & Farran, E, K. (2018). The use of discrimination scaling tasks: a novel perspective on the development of spatial scaling.
Clerkin, A., & Gilligan, K. A. (2018). Pre-school numeracy play as a predictor of children’s attitudes towards mathematics at age 10.
Hodgkiss, A., Gilligan, K. A., Tolmie, A. K., Thomas, M. S. C., & Farran, E. K. (2018). Spatial cognition and science achievement: The contribution of intrinsic and extrinsic spatial skills from 7 to 11 years.
Gilligan, K. A., Flouri, E., & Farran, E. K. (2017). The contribution of spatial ability to mathematics achievement in middle childhood.