Sam Wass Child Psychologist

Welcome to Sam Wass’s website

Prof Sam Wass is a child psychologist and neuroscientist who leads the BabyDevLab at the University of East London. He is an expert in child concentration and child stress. He has held research fellowships from the British Academy and Economic and Social Research Council UK, and is a current holder of a 5-year fellowship from the European Research Council.

In addition, Sam is active in the public communication of science. He appears as a press spokesperson for public organisations including the Department of Education and Public Health England, and for commercial organisations including Lego, Disney+ and many others.

Sam also runs training for practitioners working in Early Years.