Dr Sarah Rose, Lecturer in Developmental Psychology & Award Leader for the BSc Psychology & Child Development, has been featured on local BBC Radio Stations discussing her research into the effects of viewing television on Children’s creativity. Dr Rose’s research investigates whether viewing fast or slower paced episodes of television programmes (Postman Pat) has an immediate positive or a negative impact on children’s creativity.
Sarah explains her most recent findings in two interviews with BBC Radio in Stoke-on-Trent and Shropshire.
To listen to the interviews click on the below links to the BBC iPlayer website (links to the programmes will expire in late August 2016):
- BBC Radio Stoke – Morgan in the Morning Breakfast Show (from 53 mins, 49 seconds)
- BBC Radio Shropshire – Eric Smith & Clare Ashford Breakfast Show (from 2 hours, 44 mins, 26 seconds)
Dr Rose is the Director of the Staffordshire Children’s Lab and has a specific research interest in understanding the development of children’s creative abilities. The Children’s Lab is part of the Staffordshire Centre for Psychological Research which is home to psychological research at Staffordshire University.
For more information about the Children’s Lab, their research and ongoing studies seeking participants please click here.
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