School Of Psychological Sciences And Health

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    United Kingdom

Organization 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

 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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