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The Power of Parents Knowing What Their Toddlers Can Do

Dr Katie Alcock, Department of Psychology, Lancaster University

Tuesday 19 November 2013, 1900-2000
The Storey Institute, Lancaster

Toddlers are notoriously uncooperative - it goes with the territory. Developmental psychologists need to know what they can do. Dr Katie Alcock will be talking about how we use parents as reliable informants about their toddlers' and young children's abilities in language, movement, and thinking. We will also look into when parents are NOT very reliable in telling us about their children's abilities. When might it be risky to rely on parents' knowledge?

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The weekly lecture series at Lancaster's Storey Institute starts on Tuesday 22 October. The talks are completely free, though you will need to book online.