Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research within Psychology includes a number of research areas and themes:


Psychology: Development

  • Educational psychology
  • Language development and language delay
  • Social and communicative development
  • Media use by young people
  • Development of stereotypes
  • Adolescent well-being
  • Parenting
  • Memory  and executive function development  in children
  • Developmental disability

Psychology: Health

  • Chronic illness
  • Disability
  • Behaviour change
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Healthy ageing
  • Brain injury rehabilitation
  • Suicide and self-harm
  • Traffic accidents, analysis and  prevention

Psychology: Cognition

  • Language production
  • Referential communication
  • Oculomotor control
  • Hemi-spatial neglect
  • Perceptual and attentional biases
  • Mood regulation
  • Neuropsychology of personality
  • Implicit learning and memory
  • Skill learning and motor control
  • Face perception
  • Working memory

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Short-Term Memory Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychology Medicine & Life Sciences
Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences
Language Medicine & Life Sciences
Alzheimer Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Cognition Medicine & Life Sciences
Young Adult Medicine & Life Sciences

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Photo of Tony Anderson

Tony Anderson

Person: Teaching Only

Photo of Lizann Bonnar

Lizann Bonnar

Person: Teaching Only

Photo of Jim Boyle

Jim Boyle

Person: Academic


Projects 2003 2021

Research Output 1989 2019

Aging and the prevalence of ‘ironic’ action errors under avoidant instruction

Potter, L. M. & Grealy, M. A., 21 Mar 2019, In : PLOS One. 14, 3, 16 p., e0213340.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Young Adult
young adults
Aging of materials
Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials
Lost to Follow-Up
Waiting Lists

Anger linked to illness in old age

Brown Nicholls, L., 9 May 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access


Best Overall Teacher

Elizabeth Bonnar (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

BPS Award for Undergraduate Psychology 2009

Joanne Cummings (Recipient), 5 Apr 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

British Heart Foundation (UK) Health Professional Heart Hero

Elizabeth Morton (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1983 2019

British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience

Niia Nikolova (Participant)
2 Sep 20193 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

University of Western Australia

Simon C. Hunter (Visiting researcher)
10 Aug 201919 Aug 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Detecting Alzheimer's and Enhancing Memory: towards novel assessments and technology-driven interventions

Mario Parra Rodriguez (Invited speaker)
6 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Adoption of behavioural roadside training programme improves children’s road crossing skills.

James Thomson (Participant), Andrew Tolmie (Participant), Hugh Foot (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Quality of life and safety


Improved railway safety through the implementation of a confidential incident reporting and analysis system (CIRAS)

John Davies (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalQuality of life and safety, Professional practice, training and standards


Language gains for children with persisting developmental language disorders through use of an intervention programme and support model for teachers.

Elspeth McCartney (Participant), Susan Ellis (Participant), Jim Boyle (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEducation, Professional practice, training and standards