Tamsin Osborne

Research Assistant

Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development
School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London
The Henry Wellcome Building, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7HX
Phone: +44 (0)20 7631 6372
Fax: +44 (0)20 7631 6587
Email: t.osborne@bbk.ac.uk


Research interests

All areas of infant and child development, with an emphasis on attention and learning.  I'm currently working on the Multisensory Learning Grant - click here for further information.

Curriculum vitae

MSc Child Development, UCL Institute of Education (2005)

BA Psychology, University of Washington (2001)


Broadbent, H., Osborne, T., Mareschal, D. & Kirkham, N. Z. (in press) Are two cues always better than one? The role of multiple intrasensory cues compared to multi-cross-sensory cues in children's incidental category learning. Cognition.

Broadbent, H., Osborne, T., Kirkham, N., & Mareschal, D. (2019). Touch and look: the role of visual-haptic cues for categorical learning in children. Infant and Child Development.

Kirkham, N. Z., Rea, M., Osborne, T., White, H., & Mareschal, D. (2019). Do cues from multiple modalities support quicker learning in primary schoolchildren? Developmental Psychology, 55(10), 2048–2059.

Broadbent, H. J., Osborne, T., Mareschal, D., & Kirkham, N. Z. (2018). Withstanding the test of time: Multisensory cues improve the delayed retention of incidental learning. Developmental science, e12726.

Broadbent HJ, Osborne T, Rea M, Peng A, Mareschal D, & Kirkham NZ (2018). Incidental Category Learning and Cognitive Load in a Multisensory Environment Across Childhood. Developmental Psychology, 2018 Jan 8.

Southgate, V, Johnson, MH, Osborne, T, & Csibra, G (2009). Predictive motor activation during action observation in human infants. Biology Letters, 5, 769-772.

Master's dissertation: The attentional abilities of 12-month-old infants whose mothers experienced postpartum depression.