Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed

Research Associate

Zayba is a Research Associate on the Move2Learn project at the Centre for Research in Digital Education.
 
She completed her PhD in Developmental Psychology at University College London. Her main research interests include cognitive development of young children’s scientific understanding, the role of executive functions and other domain-general capabilities on conceptual progression, naïve theories of learning, and how developing language can influence scientific understanding.
 
Currently, she is working on the Move2Learn project investigating the role of embodied cognition and immersive technologies on science learning within museum contexts.

Email: z.ghazali@ed.ac.uk

Tel: 0131 651 6548
Room: 4.13 St. John’s Land

Projects

Our research as part of Move2Learn has demonstrated the value of designing technology to encourage and draw attention to particular ‘concept

Working with UCL Knowledge Lab, Glasgow Science Centre and our US partners to research science thinking for children.