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The discovery of communication in infancy

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    Dr Matthews
    Dr Herbert
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  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
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Project Description

During the first two year of life infants become remarkably effective communicators. By the time they approach their first birthday they can typically point at objects to draw other people’s attention to them. By the second birthday they can typically combine words to convey complex ideas. The PhD student will be involved in a project that examines what factors promote this learning process.

Funding Notes

This is one of many projects in competition for the current funding opportunities available within the Department of Psychology. Please see here for full details: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/prospectivepg/funding
Overseas students are welcome to apply for funding but must be able to demonstrate that they can fund the difference in the tuition fees.

Requirements: Applicants must have, or expect to obtain, a minimum of a first class or high upper second-class honours degree in psychology or a related discipline. In general awards are usually made to applicants with first class undergraduate degrees and/or at least a merit at masters level.

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