Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Anne-Marie Adams

Dr Anne-Marie Adams

Telephone: 0151 904 6305

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Biography

Degrees

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, BA Hons
University of Bristol, United Kingdom, PhD
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PG Cert TLHE

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Psychology, Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 1999 - present
Lecturer in Psychology, Psychology, University of Manchester, 1994 - 1999
Lecturer in Psychology, Psychology, University of Liverpool, 1993 - 1994

Publications

Highlighted publications

Soto-Calvo E, Simmons FR, Willis C, Adams A. 2015. Identifying the cognitive predictors of early counting and calculation skills: Evidence from a longitudinal study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 140 :16-37 DOI Public Url

Adams A, Simmons FR, Willis C. 2015. Exploring relationships between working memory and writing: individual differences associated with gender Learning and Individual Differences: journal of psychology and education, DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Adams A-M, Wilson H, Money J, Palmer-Conn S, Fearn J. 2019. Student engagement with feedback and attainment: the role of academic self-efficacy Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Seddon AL, Law AS, Adams AM, Simmons FR. 2018. Exploring the relationship between executive functions and self-reported media-multitasking in young adults Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 30 :728-742 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Adams A, Simmons F. 2018. Exploring individual and gender differences in early writing performance Reading and Writing, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Adams A, Wilson H. 2017. Sustainable feedback and academic attainment exploring the links in the modern higher education student. Innovations in Practice, 1 :12-17 Publisher Url Public Url

Soto-Calvo E, Simmons FR, Willis C, Adams A. 2015. Identifying the cognitive predictors of early counting and calculation skills: Evidence from a longitudinal study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 140 :16-37 DOI Public Url

Adams A, Simmons FR, Willis C. 2015. Exploring relationships between working memory and writing: individual differences associated with gender Learning and Individual Differences: journal of psychology and education, DOI Author Url Public Url

Bourke L, Adams A-M. 2011. Is it differences in language skills and working memory that accounts for girls better writing than boys? Journal of Writing Research, 3 :249-277 DOI

Bourke L, Adams AM. 2010. Cognitive constraints and the early learning goals in writing Journal of Research in Reading, 33 :94-110 DOI Author Url

Gathercole SE, Alloway TP, Willis C, Adams AM. 2006. Working memory in children with reading disabilities JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY, 93 :265-281 DOI Author Url

Alloway TP, Gathercole SE, Adams AM, Willis C, Eaglen R, Lamont E. 2005. Working memory and phonological awareness as predictors of progress towards early learning goals at school entry BRITISH JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 23 :417-426 DOI Author Url

Alloway TP, Gathercole SE, Willis C, Adams AM. 2004. A structural analysis of working memory and related cognitive skills in young children JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY, 87 :85-106 DOI Author Url

Bourke L, Adams AM. 2003. The relationship between working memory and early writing assessed at the word, sentence and text level Educational and Child Psychology, 20 :19-36

Adams AM, Gathercole SE. 2000. Limitations in working memory: Implications for language development International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 35 :95-116 DOI Author Url

Adams AM, Gathercole SE. 1996. Phonological Working Memory and Spoken Language Development in Young Children Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A: Human Experimental Psychology, 49 :216-233 DOI

Adams A-M, Simmons FR, Willis C, Porter S. The impact of development of verbal recoding on children's early writing skills British Journal of Educational Psychology, DOI Author Url

Simmons FR, Willis C, Adams A. Different components of working memory have different relationships with different mathematical skills Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111 :139-155 DOI Author Url

Adams A, Adams, A-M, simmons FR, willis CW. Undergraduate students’ ability to revise text effectively: relationships with topic knowledge and working memory. Journal of Research in Reading, :54-76 DOI Author Url

Adams A, Adams A-M. Working memory and writing in bilingual students. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, :13-28

Adams A, Simmons FR, Willis C. Different components of working memory have different relationships with different mathematics skills Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, DOI Author Url

Soto-Calvo E, Simmons FR, Adams A-M, Francis HN, Giofre D. Pre-Schoolers’ Home Numeracy and Home Literacy Experiences and Their Relationships with Early Number Skills: Evidence from a UK Study Early Education and Development, :1-24 DOI Public Url

Adams A-M, Provazza S, Giofre D, Roberts D. The clock counts: length effects in English dyslexic readers Frontiers in Psychology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Adams A-M, Provazza S, Giofre D, Roberts DJ. Double trouble: visual and phonological impairments in English dyslexic readers Frontiers in Psychology,

Adams A-M, Provazza S, Giofre D, Roberts D. Double trouble: visual and phonological impairments in English dyslexic readers Frontiers in Psychology, Public Url

Conference publication

Adams AM, Bourke L, Willis C. 1999. Working memory and spoken language comprehension in young children INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, Conference on Short-Term Memory 34 :364-373 DOI Author Url

Soto Calvo E, Simmons FR, Willis C, Adams A. Challenges to a specific role for quantity representations in mathematics development Cognitive Science Arena Conference (III Edition)

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

Nuffield Foundation, Understanding the influence of the preschool home learning environment on early mathematics and literacy attainment, Dr Fiona Simmons, Grant value (£): 168, 191.00, Duration of research project: 2 years. 2018

LJMU Curriculum Enhancement Project, The role of academic self-efficacy in students' perceptions of and responses to tutor feedback, Dr Sue Palmer-Conn, Dr Julie Money, Jamie Fearn (All LJMU), Grant value (£): 19,444, Duration of research project: 12 months. 2016

Nuffield Foundation, Understanding the influence of cognition and the home learning environment on early number skills,, Dr Fiona Simmons Dr Catherine Willis, Grant value (£): 151,609, Duration of research project: 24 months. 2016

Conference presentation:

The preschool home learning environment and early number skills, 1st Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society Conference, Oxford, Oral presentation. 2018

Relazione tra l’ambiente di apprendimento a casa (HLE) e lo sviluppo delle competenze matematiche precoci, XVI congresso AIRIPA, Conegliano, Italy., Oral presentation. 2017

Executive Functioning and Self-reported Media-multitasking in young adults., BPS Cognitive Section, Newcastle, Poster presentation. 2017

A qualitative assessment of perceptions of feedback: comparing students with high and low academic self-efficacy, Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference,, Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2017

Perceptions of, and responses to feedback: a quantitative analysis of the role of academic self-efficacy, Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference, Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2017

Learning to Write and Learner Characteristics: the characteristics of the early witer in school, EARLI SiG Writing, Liverpool Hope University, Oral presentation. 2016

The relationships between cognitive determinants of mathematical performance and distinct mathematical skills in school-aged children, BPS Psychology of Education, Liverpool, Poster presentation. 2015

Counting Counts: Sequential and Cardinal Counting at School Entry Predict Growth in Early Mathematical Attainment, JURE Conference, Oral presentation.

Other invited event:

EARLI SiG Writing Research School, Liverpool Hope University, Invited as an international expert to deliver a session to post-graduate researchers at the EARLI SiG Writing Research School.. 2016

Conference organisation:

EARLI SiG Writing Conference, Member of Scientific Committee Member of Conference Organising Committee, http://www.hope.ac.uk/sigwriting2016. 2016

External collaboration:

Liverpool Hope University, Dr Lorna Bourke.