School of Psychology

Staff Profiles

Tascha Clapperton




As an undergraduate I worked as a Research Assistant exploring mother sensitivity in the role of premature infants' development.
Prior to starting here at Newcastle, I worked as an Academic Assistant teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Member of the British Psychological Society
Member of the Sensory Integration Network


Research Interests

I am interested in sensory processing differences in typical and atypical development.  My PhD research focus is on tactile sensitivity in autism and ADHD.

Current Work

I am currently exploring visual - tactile integration in autism and ADHD.


Undergraduate Teaching

I teach first year Developmental Psychology, and demonstrate on a number of research methods and statistics modules (PSY1010. PSY1011, PSY2009 and PSY2011).

I am also on the teaching team for the Joint Honours Programme.