Dr Graham Schafer at ASE Annual Conference 2013
17 December 2012
Frontier Science: Infants’ first words: What
do they tell us?
Date: Friday 4 January
Dr Graham Schafer is a Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Development at the University of Reading. Graham studied Engineering at Cambridge University, working in industry before returning to study psychology.
He took a degree in Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, winning the George Humphrey Prize in Experimental Psychology, and stayed to complete a doctorate, with a thesis entitled ‘Word Learning in Infancy’ in 1998. He has been at Reading ever since.
His interests include typical and atypical cognition and its development, with a particular interest in the representation of words and concepts. Outside the university he likes backpacking, swimming, and reading.