Dr Katie Gilligan


Lecturer in Developmental Psychology
PhD, MPhil, BSc (Hons)
+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 Health and Medical Sciences.

Biography

University roles and responsibilities

  • Programme Leader for MSc Developmental Psychology in Research and Practice

My qualifications

2018
PhD Developmental Psychology
University College London
2013
MPhil Psychology and Education
University of Cambridge
2012
BA (Hons) Neuroscience
Trinity College Dublin

Research

Research interests

Courses I teach on

My publications

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.