Dr Steven Stagg

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:Psychology

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Applied, Social and Health Psychology

Steven teaches on our clinical psychology Masters courses. His research interests include research methods and child development.

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steven.stagg@anglia.ac.uk

Background

Steven holds a PhD and PGCert in Higher Education. He acts as Admissions Tutor for our postgraduate psychology courses. His research focuses on autism spectrum disorders and associations between language onset and social attention.

Research interests

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Steven’s primary research interests are autism spectrum disorders and the possible associations between language onset and social attention. He is also interested in social attention in general and the development of theory of mind.

Steven is a member of our Autism Research Area and our Emotion and Well-Being Research Area. Both form part of our Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group.

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Teaching

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MSc Clinical Child Psychology, MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • MSc
  • PGCert in Higher Education

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

Richard Benjamin Trust, £8184  

BA/Leverhulme £6972

 

Selected recent publications

Hannah, L. and Stagg, S.D., in press. Experiences of Sex Education and Sexual Awareness in Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Sjoblom, A., Eaton, E., and Stagg, S.D., in press. The effect of letter spacing and coloured overlays on reading speed and accuracy in adult dyslexia. The British Journal of Educational Psychology.

Howe, F.E. and Stagg, S.D., 2016. How Sensory Experiences Affect Adolescents with an Autistic Spectrum Condition within the Classroom. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Stagg, S.D., Linnell, K.J. and Heaton, P., 2015. Investigating Eye Movement Patterns, Language and Social Ability in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Development and Psychopathology.

Stagg S.D., Slavney R., Hood C., Cardoso A. and Smith P., 2013. Does facial expressivity count? How typically developing children respond initially to children with autism. Autism, published online before print, DOI: 10.1177/1362361313492392.

Stagg, S.D., Davis, R. and Heaton, P., 2013. Associations between language development and skin conductance responses to faces and eye gaze in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(10), pp.2303-2311, DOI: 10.1007/s10803-013-1780-4.

Recent presentations and conferences

Howe, F.E. and Stagg, S.D., 2016 How Sensory Experiences Affect Adolescents with an Autistic Spectrum Condition within the Classroom. The British Psychological Society. Nottingham, UK.

Belcher, H., Ford, R. and Stagg, S.D., 2016 The Hidden Disorder: Undiagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder in Women. IMFAR. Baltimore, USA.

Stagg, S.D. and Belcher, H.L., 2016. Living with Autism without Knowing: Receiving a Diagnosis after 50. IMFAR. Baltimore, USA.

Mul, C., Stagg, S.D. and Aspell, J.E., 2015. Interoceptive Awareness, Alexithymia and Empathy in Autism.  IMFAR. Salt Lake City, USA.

Stagg, S.D., Linnell, K. and Heaton, P., 2014. Investigating Eye Movement Patterns, Language and Social Ability in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Antalya, Turkey.

Stagg, S., 2012. Do first impressions count? How typically developing children respond initially to children with autism. Appearance Matters Conference, July 2012, Bristol.