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Daniel Connolly


Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Daniel Connolly


Daniel completed his DPhil, titled ‘Theory of Mind and Executive Control in 2- to 3-year-old children’ in 2000 in the department of experimental psychology at the University of Sussex. His first post-doctoral position was as a researcher in the School of Cognitive Sciences, University of Sussex, investigating young children’s interactions with educational technology. 

He then became a qualified teacher in further education, before resuming a research career at the Institute of Education, University of London, investigating the effects of classroom acoustics on teaching and learning in secondary schools. 

Further information

  • Young children’s interactions with technology.
  • Teachers’ and learners’ perceptions of the their learning environment.
  • The effects of adverse acoustics on teaching and learning, with a special interest in the effects of poor school acoustics on learners with hearing impairment and/or receiving learning support.

Taught courses

MRes Psychology

Are you interested in a career in psychology research? Or are there questions about current theory or practice you are keen to investigate? Through this MRes Psychology you’ll develop...

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

Explore the world of criminology and criminal justice, and discover the fascinating psychological underpinnings to this socially vital industry on our innovative criminology and...

BSc (Hons) Criminal Investigation with Psychology

Blending criminal investigation with psychology, this specialist degree is designed to give you highly relevant skills, knowledge and professional skills for a great...

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health

Combine your skills in psychology and counselling to influence behaviour change and recovery on our BPS accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport...