Dr Emma Haycraft
Reader in Psychology
Areas of expertise
Child Feeding, Infant Feeding, Childhood Obesity, Children’s Eating, Children and Sedentary Behaviour, Children and Exercise, Infant Feeding, Parenting, Young Mothers
Emma's research focuses on parent-child interactions in the context of feeding, eating and mealtimes. Topics she can talk about include: children's eating behaviours; fathers' roles in child feeding; parents' feeding practices and behaviours; childhood obesity; peer influences on eating behaviours; eating and exercise in children and adolescents; young mothers' infant feeding decisions; parenting styles and practices; and mental health and parenting practices.