Amanda Seed

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Amanda Seed is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews. She studies the evolutionary origins of cognition, by conducting experiments with a variety of different species, including birds, primates and humans, on diverse topics such as causal reasoning, episodic thinking, social cognition and executive functions, currently funded by an ERC starting grant. She is Director of the ‘Living Links to Human Evolution Centre’ at Edinburgh Zoo, where capuchin and squirrel monkeys are studied in full public view. Amanda is a regular contributor to science communication efforts, at Living Links, science festivals and in schools.

Areas of Interest
Cognitive Sciences, Organismal and Environmental Biology
University of St Andrews
Key words
Psychology, Evolution, Primates, Child Development, Outreach

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Stephen is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Chancellor’s Fellow in the School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh. His research interests are directed towards the development and understanding of sustainable methods for chemical synthesis which are non-toxic and environmentally benign.

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