Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Catherine Willis

Dr Catherine Willis

Telephone: 0151 904 6306

Biography

Academic Recruitment Coordinator and Natural Sciences Foundation Programme Leader

Teaching:
6013PSYSCI Psychology in Education (module leader)
6000PSYSCI Psychology Dissertation
5104PSYSCI Psychology in Application II
4101PSYSCI Psychology in Application I
4102PSYSCI Introduction to Research Methods & Statistics
4103PSYSCI Developmental & Social Psychology

Publications

Journal Articles

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

Adams A-M, Simmons F, Willis C. 2015. Exploring relationships between working memory and writing: Individual differences associated with gender LEARNING AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, 40 :101-107 >DOI >Link

Adams A-M, Simmons FR, Willis C, Porter S. 2013. The impact of the development of verbal recoding on children's early writing skills British Journal of Educational Psychology, >DOI

Simmons FR, Willis C, Adams A. 2012. Different components of working memory have different relationships with different mathematical skills Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111 :139-155 >DOI

Adams A-M, Simmons F, Willis C, Pawling R. 2010. Undergraduate students' ability to revise text effectively: relationships with topic knowledge and working memory JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN READING, 33 :54-76 >DOI >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

Simmons FR, Soto Calvo E, Willis C, Adams A. Exploring the relationships between approximate number system acuity and different mathematical skills Learning and Individual Differences: journal of psychology and education,

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

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Soto-Calvo E, Simmons FR, Willis C, Adams A-M. 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 >Link

Pennington G, Willis C. 2008. Working Memory and Primary National Strategy Strands for Mathematics Poster presented at the Current Trends in Psychological Aspects of Education: Understanding number development and difficulties

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 >Link

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)