Dr Amanda Waterman

Associate Professor

+44(0)113 343 5731

Summary: Amanda Waterman is a developmental psychologist interested in children’s memory, metamemory and learning, and the overlap between memory and motor development.

Location: Room G.03, Psychology Building

Overview

Amanda Waterman completed her BSc and PhD at The University of Sheffield. She leads on the School of Psychology's Grand Research Challenge of ‘Successful Childhood Development’, and is an advisor on the NIHR CLAHRC committee for 'Healthy Children, Healthy Families'. Amanda is also involved in the Born in Bradford study, a longitudinal cohort study following the lives of over 13,500 children and their families.

Amanda is interested in children’s memory, metamemory, and learning, and the overlap between memory and motor development. She is particularly interested in linking her research to applied contexts such as children’s educational attainment, and its impact on health outcomes.