Key to the abbreviated research themes

AW - Ageing Well
ACN - Applied Cognition and Neuroscience
OPE - Optimising Performance and Engagement
PPH - Promoting Psychological Health

Staff members with primary affiliation to Psychological Sciences Research Group

Name and theme Key research interests
Dr Chris Alford
Performance, behaviour, cognition, sleep, drugs, alcohol, caffeine, psychophysiology, EEG.
Dr Gamze Arman
Business expatriates and immigrants, female career development, abusive supervision.
Dr Selma Babayigit
Language, cognition and literacy development, bilingual, English as an additional language, Turkish.
Kate Bradley
Psychometric assessment, selection and development, artificial intelligence, diversity, growth mindset.
Dr Caroline Brown
Psychophysiological, attention, cognitive development, autism, emotion, mindfulness.
Dr Sarah Brown
Weight management, cardiac rehabilitation, yoga for health and wellbeing.
Dr James Byron-Daniel
Applied sport psychology, exercise interventions, performance, lifespan physical activity.
Dr Mike Chase
Community psychology, mixed methods evaluations, and health provision experiences.
Dr Jasmine Childs-Fegredo
Yoga-integrated psychotherapy, mindfulness, school mental health, counselling psychology.
Dr Gary Christopher
Neuropsychological testing, dementia, ageing, emotion regulation, executive function, caffeine.
Dr Kait Clark
Visual cognition, attention, perceptual learning, training, expertise, individual differences.
Dr Toni Dicaccavo
Counselling psychology, parentification, compassion focused therapy, CBT.
Andy Eastwood
Psychopharmacology, social cognition, alcohol-related aggression, emotional face processing.
Dr Eva Fragkiadaki
Psychotherapy change and outcome, qualitative methods, mixed methods.
Dr Jennie Ferrell
Cognitive development, social cognition, counterfactual reasoning, group dynamics.
Emma Gaskin
Forensic psychology; face memory, perception and recognition; identifying offenders.
Dr Miltos Hadjiosif
Counselling psychology, wounded healer, community psychology, narrative, popular culture.
Adam Harvey
Verbal and nonverbal lie-detection, memory performance, investigative interviewing.
Dr Priscilla Heard
Visual perception, illusions, facial expression.
Danny Holmes
Mental health, sports performance, group dynamics, performing under pressure.
Dr Nicola Holt
Creativity, art and health, schizotypy, anomalous experiences, experience sampling.
Dr Nic Hooper
Acceptance and commitment therapy, applied behaviour analysis.
Dr Jane Humphreys
Under 5s cognitive/social development, lifespan transitions, teaching and learning.
Dr Kris Kinsey
Cognitive neuroscience, EEG, eye tracking, attention, vision, lexical dyslexia.
Dr Emily Le Roux-Rutledge
Identity, narrative, migration, international development, health communication, gender, media.
Dr James Macdonald
Consciousness, attention, perception, mind-wandering, mental imagery, neuronal oscillations.
Dr Jane Meyrick
Sexual health and well-being, public health, sexual violence prevention.
Dr Chris Pawson
Community psychology, mental health, child development, ethology, behavioural ecology.
Gemma Pike
Proactivity, social identity, careers, psychological capital, coaching, workplace wellbeing.
Dr Paul Redford
Organisational and business psychology, individual differences, motivation, creativity, learning.
Dr Claire-Marie Roberts
Career termination, psychopathology, oculomotor behaviour, professional practice, women's sport.
Dr Niklas Serning
Therapeutic use of psychedelics, critical psychology, post-psychology, young people.
Mr Ben Steeden
Leadership, leadership potential, recruitment, unconscious bias, ageism, wellbeing.
Dr Abby Tabor
Embodied cognition, active inference, noncommunicable diseases, pain, built environment. 
Dr Zoe Thomas
Mental health, complex presentations, dual diagnosis.
Dr Miles Thompson
Acceptance and commitment therapy, chronic pain, community psychology.
Dr Trang Tran
Psychological wellbeing, cultural adaptation, ecological development, intercultural practices.
Dr Tony Ward
Cognitive representation, psychotherapy, pluralism, integration, emotion processing, online simulation.
Matt Wood
Human computer interaction, qualitative methods, critical psychology, human sexuality.
Lindsay Woodford
Overtraining, mental health, sport psychology.
Dr Nancy Zook
Executive functions, ageing, neuropsychological tests.

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