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Emma Armitage BSc, MSc

Sessional - Research

Emma Armitage

Fylde College

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YF

United Kingdom


Research Interests

Children's symbolic understanding derives from four sources of pictorial information (picture, artist, world, and beholder). How and when do they grasp and use each of these cues to accurately interpret pictures?

Research questions:

1. Is appearance or intention more important to children when identifying pictures? 

2. Are children influenced by contextual information such as artist knowledge when prioritizing pictorial cues?

3. How closely related do children perceive an artist and their picture to be? 

4. Does children's picture interpretation differ according to picture type?

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    Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

  • ESRC DTC +3 Award 2011

    Activity: AwardsFellowship awarded competitively

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