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The school's Research Seminars take place on Fridays at 4pm in Classroom 02.525, David Keir Building. For further information contact Mihalis Doumas, School of Psychology

Research Seminar Series Semester 2 2013-14





24th January 2014

Rui Mata, Max Planck institute for Human Development, Berlin

Age Differences in Risk Taking


John Rolison

7th February 2014

PhD students:


Mihalis Doumas

Bronagh Taylor

Motor function in children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Thomas Haynes


14th February 2014 

PhD students:


Mihalis Doumas

Mahmoud Awad

Designing Games for Older Adults An Affordance based Approach

Aishwar Dhawan

Performance evaluation of place kickers in rugby union

Lisa Graham

Illness perceptions and psychological distress in upper GI cancer patient-carer dyads

21st February 2014 

Matt Dicks, University of Portsmouth


Cathy Craig

28th February 2014 

Mathias Hegele, University of Giesen

The aging mind in small motion: On the age-related modulation of visuomotor adaptation

Mihalis Doumas

7th March 2014   

Free slot



14th March 2014   

Frank Doyle, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin

The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, factor analysis, and why psychologists shouldn't care anymore

Martin Dempster

21st March 2014 

Victoria Simms, University of Ulster

Early mathematical development: Do numerical representations count?

Kinga Morsanyi

28th March 2014 

Free slot



2nd April 2014 

Vittorio Girotto (Wednesday at 4pm)


John Rolison

4th April 2014 

Kate Saunders (Psychiatrist) and Amy Bilderbeck (Psychologist), University of Oxford

Personality, Serotonin and Social Cognition

Teresa Rushe

11th -25th April 2014

Easter Break. No seminar



2nd May 2014


Illness representations and psychological distress in Upper GI Cancer


9th May 2014

CANCELLED due to Giro d'Italia PhD students:



Clare Carty

What is typical about social attention in children

Jemma McGourty


Sinead Rooney


16th May 2014

Marta Bienkiewicz, Technical University of Munich.

Cogwatch - cognitive rehabilitation of apraxia and action disorganisation syndrome