Josephine Ross is a senior lecturer within Psychology. Her research and teaching area is Developmental Psychology. She is particularly interested in the cognitive and social consequences of developing a sense of self.
Josephine's primary research interest is in the development of self-awareness. She is interested in approaching this topic from a number of different perspectives, including those of cognitive, social, comparative and cross-cultural psychology. She is also interested in researching related socio-cognitive capacities, such as the development of theory of mind, meta-cognition, morality/prosocial behaviour, and executive function (particularly memory and self-regulation).
- Year 2 Individual Development
- Year 3 Developmental Psychology
- Years 4/5 The Development of Self-Awareness
- Years 3-5 Ethics in Psychological Research
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Areas of expertise
- Art and design
A University of Dundee project aiming to improve children’s wellbeing through participation in art has received funding to expand its work to art galleries across Scotland.
A PhD student at the University of Dundee has developed a crafty way to entertain local youngsters during lockdown.