Get Involved

Our current studies include:

  • Early Toy Play and Imitation

cropped-p1080599.jpgAn early toy play study taking place in the lab. The study is for 5-7.5 month old infants. If you take part in the study, you, the parent, will be present with the researcher and your baby for the entirety of the session. The session can be arranged at any time to suit your schedule, will be under an hour, and we will give you £10 to cover your travel expenses and a Baby Scientist Certificate as a thank you.

For more information please contact Mrs Lauren Dillon on 742103@swansea.ac.uk or Dr Vicky Lovett on v.e.lovett@swansea.ac.uk or 01792 295270.

  • Child Handedness and Parental Influences

Study 1

An online questionnaire investigating parental influences on child handedness. All participants have the opportunity to be entered into a Prize draw for a £20 Amazon voucher.

Please follow the link. 

Study 2

FingerA toy play experiment. The session will take part in your own home or at a local playgroup/community centre (with the organisers permission). The session will last about 10 minutes. Parents will be asked to fill out a handedness questionnaire, whilst children will be asked to play with a selection of toys to investigate their handedness.

Participants will receive stickers and a Child Diploma Certificate as a thank you. In addition, all participants have the opportunity to be entered into a Prize draw for a £20 Amazon voucher.

If you would like to get involved please contact Julia Marshall on 790196@swansea.ac.uk or Dr Vicky Lovett on v.e.lovett@swansea.ac.uk or 01792 295270.

  • Parents attitudes towards media use in the home

unnamed-4A survey about parents attitudes towards media use in the home (TV, video games etc). Survey is open to all parents with a child under 18 years old. All participants have the opportunity to be entered into a Prize draw for a £20 Amazon voucher.

Please follow the link

For more information please contact Lauren Riella on 786070@swansea.ac.uk or Dr Vicky Lovett on v.e.lovett@swansea.ac.uk or 01792 295270.

  • Video games and Emotion Regulation

GamingA study investigating how playing video games may impact emotion regulation.

The study is divided into two age groups:

Over 18 years of age

Between 11-16 years old

Please follow the appropriate link. Both studies are the same but under 18-year-olds requires parental consent to take part.

For more information please contact Ella Quinlan on 786581@swansea.ac.uk or Dr Vicky Lovett on v.e.lovett@swansea.ac.uk or 01792 295270.

  • All studies are run under the supervision of Dr Victoria Lovett.
  • If you have a child and would like to get involved but can not see a study currently suitable please get in touch and we can contact you at a later date when more studies are available.