Research in the School of Psychology

Research and research training has a high priority in the school.  


Our excellence has been recognised through the Research Excellence Framework, in which 83 per cent of school activity was judged to be of world leading or internationally excellent standard, placing us within the top 20 psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry schools across the country.

We have a thriving PhD community, with around 80 doctoral students, purpose-built research facilities.

Please take a look at our School of Psychology staff publications page for 2018, with links to the online versions and staff pages. You can also access the full list of  77 publications for 2017, additionally, listings of list of 78 paper from 2016,  84 papers from 2015 and over 100 papers from 2014 are also available. 

Papers published recently

Feven-Parsons, I. M., & Goslin, J. (2018). Electrophysiological study of action-affordance priming between object names. Brain and Language, 184, 20–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandl.2018.06.002

Hartley, B. L., Pahl, S., Veiga, J., Vlachogianni, T., Vasconcelos, L., Maes, T., … Thompson, R. C. (2018). Exploring public views on marine litter in Europe: Perceived causes, consequences and pathways to change. Article in Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.05.061

Torre, I., Goslin, J., White, L., & Zanatto, D. (2018). Trust in artificial voices: A ‘congruency effect’ of first impressions and behavioural experience. Presented at the ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. https://doi.org/10.1145/3183654.3183691

Wood, S., Liu, P.-J., Hanoch, Y., Xi, P. M., & Klapatch, L. (2018). Call to Claim Your Prize: Perceived Benefits and Risk Drive Intention to Comply in a Mass Marketing Scam. Journal of Experimental Psychology-Applied, 24(2), 196–206. https://doi.org/10.1037/xap0000167

Online psychology research

Discover some of the many research projects underway here by taking part online.

Help us with our research by doing online questionnaires.

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