I am a Senior Post-Doc Research Fellow on the POETICON++ project in the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems at the University of Plymouth. I've previously also worked as a post-doc on the ITALK project and the ICEA project
My primary research interests are in the development of theories, experiments, and robotic models of the early stages of developmental psychology, in particular the role embodiment, space, and language plays in shaping cognition, and how phenomena typically treated separately can be integrated and understood as interdependent. I see cognitive robotics as a tool that can transform our understanding of human cognition.
I am also the Secretary for the International Society for Adaptive Behaviour, and Treasurer of Little Bo People - a Totnes based charity and sheep co-operative