Areas of research

Clinical and health psychology

Our research covers areas such as conflict resolution, eating and mood disorders, dementia, and psychosocial factors in chronic and terminal illness.

Cognitive and behavioural neuroscience

We research the social, emotional, cognitive and perceptual development of children; Autism Spectrum Disorders; and psychosis.

Neuropsychology and biological psychology

Researching areas such as developmental disorders, memory formation and pain perception.

Social and community psychology

Our research covers social psychological approaches to understanding the world and dealing with social issues.

Developmental psychology

Our interests and research focuses on development across the lifespan, with expertise in child and adolescent development

Sensory processes, perception, and performance

Our research includes sensory and perceptual processes, particularly with regards to the visual system