Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology, University of Wollongong

A/Prof Jane Herbert is an expert in infant cognition and development based in the School of Psychology at the University of Wollongong. She is the director of the Wollongong Infant Learning Lab (WILL) and leads the Family, Learning and Interaction (FLINT) research theme at Early Start at the University of Wollongong. Her research considers how maturation and environmental experiences impact on the child’s developing brain and cognitive abilities, and on parent-child interactions.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology, University of Wollongong
  • 2011–2016
    Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK
  • 2003–2011
    Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK

Education

  • 1999 
    University of Otago, PhD/Psychology
  • 1997 
    University of Otago, BA(Hons)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Ready, steady, go: Infant motor development and cognition
    Role:
    Lead Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • International Congress of Infant Studies
  • International Society of Developmental Psychobiology
  • Society for Research in Child Development

Research Areas

  • Cognitive Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified (170299)
  • Developmental Psychology And Ageing (170102)