Researcher biography

Hi, my name is Aisling Mulvihill. I am a speech pathologist and postdoctoral researcher in the School of Psychology at UQ.

My research interests span the topics of social cognition and self-regulation from early childhood to adolescence. I have clinical expertise in supporting children with learning and social-emotional challenges relating to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). In 2013, I co-authored the Ant Patrol Children’s Stories, a series of six educational children’s stories that aim to support children’s social and emotional learning.

My current research investigates (1) the relationship between language and theory of mind and (2) the use of self-talk to regulate thinking and behavior in young children.