Steve is Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) Developmental and Educational Psychology programme. His teaching covers Cognitive and Educational Psychology, and Quantitative Research Methods.
His research is focused on theoretical and educational aspects of thinking and reasoning. The research for his PhD has considered pragmatic factors of deontic reasoning. He is also involved in a research project with argument mapping, a visual technique used for representing arguments.
- Smith, G. D., Kilpatrick, S. and Lascelles, K. (2008) Argument mapping: learning and teaching tool and psychological mechanisms. Poster presented to: Psychology Learning & Teaching Conference (PLAT), University of Bath, 1-3 July 2008. (Unpublished)