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I graduated from the University of Stirling with an Honours degree in Psychology. Subsequent to this I completed my PhD in children’s social learning at Glasgow Caledonian University. After completing my PhD I taught at the University of St Andrews for four years, two years as a teaching fellow and two years as a lecturer.

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Research Output 2002 2017

Is the tendency to conform influenced by the age of the majority?

McGuigan, N. & Burgess, V. May 2017 In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 157, p. 49-65 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recognition (Psychology)
mood
Anxiety
Dogs
Students
student

Young children display an increase in prosocial donating in response to an upwards shift in generosity by a same-aged peer

Messer, E. J. E., Burgess, V., Sinclair, M., Grant, S., Spencer, D. & McGuigan, N. 1 Jun 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 2633

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child
reciprocity
Reward
reward
human being
Cues
Causality
Motivation
Learning
Efficiency

Do children copy an expert or a majority? Examining selective learning in instrumental and normative contexts

Burdett, E. R. R., Lucas, A. J., Buchsbaum, D., McGuigan, N., Wood, L. A. & Whiten, A. 21 Oct 2016 In : PLOS ONE. 11, 10, e0164698

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operant Conditioning
Learning