Helene Guldberg Ph.D.

Helene Guldberg

Dr Helene Guldberg is co-founder and director of spiked, the first custom-built online current-affairs publication in the UK.

After working as a primary school teacher, Guldberg obtained a PhD in developmental psychology from the University of Manchester. She currently teaches undergraduate and post-graduate courses in developmental psychology with the Open University and the US study abroad centre CAPA.

Helene is author of Reclaiming Childhood: Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear, published by Routledge in January 2009.

‘A lovely blend of developmental theory and up-to-date research, a deep knowledge of children, and good old common sense. This bracing book is a gift to children everywhere.‘

David Anderegg PhD, author of Worried All the Time and Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them

Her second book, Just Another Ape?, was published by Imprint Academic in September 2010.

‘An essential antidote to our narcissistic over-identification with our fellow apes.‘

Jeremy Taylor, author of Not a Chimp

Author of

Reclaiming Childhood

Freedom and play in an age of fear
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