Our 33 members of academic staff consistently produce and publish high impact research spanning all subdisciplines of psychology. The Department of Psychology provides a world-class research environment for postgraduate students in Biological, Cognitive, Social or Developmental Psychology along with more applied aspects such as Educational Psychology, Forensic/Criminological Psychology, Neuroscience (including Neurorehabilitation) and Health Psychology. Much of our research is interdisciplinary both within the department and outside of the department.
The research activities in the Department fall within four research groupings:
- Perception, Action & Awareness
- Developmental Science
- Social, Evolutionary & Affective Psychology
- Learning, Memory & Cognition
In addition, members of the Department play leading roles in the following research institutes, centres and units:
Recent Publications from the Department of Psychology
- Ameen-Ali, K.E., Norman, L.J., Eacott, M.J. & Easton, A. (2017). Incidental context information increases recollection. Learning & Memory 24(3): 136-139.
- Alderson-Day, B., Bernini, M. & Fernyhough, C. (2017). Uncharted features and dynamics of reading: Voices, characters, and crossing of experiences. Consciousness and Cognition 49: 98-109.
- Griffiths, Benjamin & Beierholm, Ulrik (2017). Opposing effects of reward and punishment on human vigor. Scientific Reports 7: 42287
- Blake, H., Stanulewicz, N. & Griffiths, K. (2017). Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Predict Health Promotion Attitudes in Pre-registered Nurses A Questionnaire Study. Journal of Nursing Education 56(2): 94-103.
- Garcia, S.E., Jones, P.R., Rubin, G.S. & Nardini, M. (2017). Auditory Localisation Biases Increase with Sensory Uncertainty. Scientific Reports 7: 40567.
- Waters, F. & Fernyhough, C. (2017). Hallucinations: A systematic review of points of similarity and difference across diagnostic classes. Schizophrenia Bulletin 43(1): 32-43.