Dr Simone Bijvoet-van den Berg

Associate University Teacher

Address
Department of Psychology
The University of Sheffield
Floor G, Cathedral Court
1 Vicar Lane, Sheffield
S1 2LT, UK
Tel: +44 (0)114 222 6557
                         Email: s.bijvoet-vandenberg@sheffield.ac.uk



Qualifications

PhD Psychology, University of Stirling (2013)
Thesis Title: "Children's ability to generate novel actions"

MSc in Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, the Netherlands (2009)

BSc in Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, the Netherlands (2007)

Research Interests

I’m interested in how children learn through exploring the world around them, and how creativity plays a role in children’s exploration skills.

The development of individual differences in divergent thinking (linked to creativity).

Improving teaching and learning methods through empirical research to enhance staff and students’ learning experience.

Teaching

PSY104 Methods and Reasoning for Psychologists (module coordinator)

PSY159 Critical Skills for Psychologists

PSY259 Psychological Concepts and Skills

PSY331 & PSY332 Extended Essays

PSY346 Research Project in Psychology

Other Roles

Department of Psychology: Environmental Champion

Chair of Psychology Energy and Environment Team (http://www.shef.ac.uk/psychology/currecnt/peet)

Member of the Learning and Teaching Potential research group

Member of the CogDev research group

Publications

A list of key publications can be found below.  For a full list of publications please click here

Journal articles