Organization profile

Organisation profile

The School of Psychology is part of the College of Life Sciences and Medicine and provides an exciting and vibrant research-led learning environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Our research activity is grouped around three themes:

Within these themes, specialist groups conduct research funded by research councils, government, charitable groups, and industry on topics ranging from understanding the fundamental processes of the human mind and their link to underlying brain structures to the application of this theoretical knowledge to current societal problems.

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  • Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

    Profiles

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    Nika Adamian

    Person: Honorary

    Research Output

    A cross-cultural investigation into the influence of eye gaze on working memory for happy and angry faces

    Gregory, S. E. A., Langton, S. R. H., Yoshikawa, S. & Jackson, M. C., 4 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognition & Emotion.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Open Access
  • Age-related differences during visual search: the role of contextual expectations and cognitive control mechanisms

    Borges, M. T., Fernandes, E. G. & Coco, M. I., 2020, In : Aging Neuropsychology and Cognition. 27, 4, p. 489-516 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Equipment

    Behavioural Testing

    Psychology

    Research Facilities: Facility

  • Emotion Lab

    Margaret C Jackson (Manager)

    Psychology

    Research Facilities: Facility

  • Prizes

    Associate Fellow and Chartered Member of the BPS

    Jackson, Margaret C (Recipient), Mar 2013

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Best thesis supervisor (AUSA awards)

    Irwin, Amy (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Awards, Medals, Prizes and Distinctions

    James S. McDonnell Scholar Award

    Hunt, Amelia (Recipient), Jan 2012

    Prize: Awards, Medals, Prizes and Distinctions

  • Activities

    External examiner to PhD Sylwia Macinska

    Bert Timmermans (Examiner)

    9 May 2019

    Activity: Examination, Reviewing, Supervision, Teaching, or TutoringExamination

    Effects of spatial and feature-based voluntary selective attention on crowding.

    Søren K. Andersen (Speaker)

    24 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    Social interaction: rewarding contingencies in joint attention and motor learning

    Bert Timmermans (Speaker)

    20 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Five ways rudeness can actually be a positive experience

    Amy Louise Irwin & Ceri Tamsin Trevethan

    18/10/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    New tractor driver situation awareness checklist

    Amy Louise Irwin

    23/04/1926/04/19

    4 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Students, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market

    Amy Louise Irwin & Gabi Ionut Lipan

    19/03/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    Impacts

    Assessment of Mood and Cognitive Function

    John Crawford (Coordinator), Paul H. Garthwaite (Coordinator) & David C. Howell (Coordinator)

    Impact

    British Science Festival Exhibition

    Douglas Martin (Participant), Gillian Slessor (Participant), Jacqui Hutchison (Participant) & Kenny Smith (Participant)

    Impact: Other Impacts

    Depressive Disorder Research

    Ian Reid (Coordinator), Isobel Cameron (Coordinator), Kenneth Lawton (Coordinator) & John Crawford (Coordinator)

    Impact