School Of Psychological Sciences And Health

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The School of Psychological Sciences and Health comprises four disciplines; psychology, speech and language therapy, counselling and physical activity for health.  Within each discipline there are a number of research areas and themes as outlined below.

 

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: 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

Psychology: Health

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

Physical Activity for Health

  • Developing  and testing physical activity  interventions
  • Physical activity across the lifespan
  • Sedentary behaviour patterns and health
  • Physical activity promotion in people with Type 2 diabetes
  • Prevention and treatment of childhood obesity in the developed and developing world
  • Physical activity and the aetiology of childhood obesity

Speech and Language Therapy

  • Motor speech disorders
  • Prosody
  • Neurological communication disorders
  • Language impairment and interventions
  • Child speech and language

Counselling

  • Counselling in schools
  • Existential therapy
  • Person-centred  therapy
  • Counselling training

 

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Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Language Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychology Medicine & Life Sciences
Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences
Short-Term Memory Medicine & Life Sciences
Scotland Medicine & Life Sciences
Walking Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

Photo of Tony Anderson

Tony Anderson

Person: Teaching Only

20012020
Photo of Carolyn Andrews
20082020
Photo of Lizann Bonnar

Lizann Bonnar

Person: Teaching Only

20012019

Projects 2003 2021

Research Output 1989 2019

A closer look at the relationship among accelerometer-based physical activity metrics: ICAD pooled data

Kwon, S., Andersen, L. B., Grøntved, A., Kolle, E., Cardon, G., Davey, R., Kriemler, S., Northstone, K., Page, A. S., Puder, J. J., Reilly, J. J., Sardinha, L. B., van Sluijs, E. M. F. & Janz, K. F., 29 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 16, 1, 9 p., 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Databases
Exercise
Light
Statistical Models
Health

Acoustic characterization of dysarthria in children with cerebral palsy: exploring age-related effects

Kuschmann, A. & van Brenk, F., 5 Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Calhoun, S., Escudero, P., Tabain, M. & Warren, P. (eds.). Canberra City, p. 3031-3035 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Dysarthria
Cerebral Palsy
Acoustics

A feasibility study with process evaluation of a teacher led resource to improve measures of child health

Buchan, D. S., Donnelly, S., McLellan, G., Gibson, A-M. & Arthur, R., 2 Jul 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 7, p. e0218243 21 p., e0218243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Feasibility Studies
teachers
Health
Consent Forms
Health Resources

Prizes

Rehabilitation
Health
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Best Overall Teacher

Elizabeth Bonnar (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award 2019 (International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology)

Eleanor Sugden (Recipient), Elise Baker (Recipient), Natalie Munro (Recipient), A. Lynn Williams (Recipient) & Carol Trivette (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1983 2019

Healing Hearts and Minds: Psychologically informed medicine to improve wellbeing and prevent trauma.

Liza Morton (Speaker)
5 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience

Niia Nikolova (Participant)
2 Sep 20193 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

Impacts

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

File

Developing training in counselling and the establishment of counselling profession in developing countries

Lucia Berdondini (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalHealth and welfare - new products, guidelines and services

Impact on policy, investment and provision of counselling services for young people in the UK

Mick Cooper (Participant), Lucia Berdondini (Participant), Lorna Carrick (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services

File