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School of Psychology Seminars 2016/17 - Semester 2


9/02/2017 - 4/05/2017


12:30PM - 2:00PM


David Keir Building, Boardroom 02.527



The School's Research Seminars take place on Thursdays at 1:00pm in the boardroom, DKB 02.527 (unless otherwise specified). Lunch and coffee is provided from 12:30. For further information contact Mihalis Doumas, School of Psychology






Thu 16 Feb           

Dr Daniela Balslev, University of St Andrews


Oculoproprioception – an eye position signal selective for coding the locus of attention?


Dr Mihalis Doumas

Mon 20 Feb

Dr Rakefet Ackerman, Techion Israel Institute of Technology


Learning on screen or on paper?  A metacognitive analysis of media effects on reading comprehension and problem solving


Dr Judith Wylie

Thu 23 Feb

Prof. John Kennedy,

University of Toronto, Canada


Ice-age art & pictures by the blind: Surfaces in vision and touch


Dr Mihalis Doumas

Thu 2 Mar

PhD student: Nicola Gillen


Measuring auditory discrimination thresholds in preschool children.


Dr Mihalis Doumas

Thu 9 Mar           

Dr Fabia Franco

Middlesex University London

Musilanguage in the cradle:

Universality of singing interactions in infancy and language development


Dr Kostas Papageorgiou

Thu 16 Mar

Dr Gemma Reynolds

Middlesex University London

Vicarious learning and un-learning of childhood fears


Dr Kostas Papageorgiou

Thu 23 Mar

Dr Pauline Adair

Programme Director, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, QUB 


Targeting Parental Attitudes, Intention, and Self-Efficacy to Change Their Child's Oral Health Behaviour


Dr Mihalis Doumas

Thu 30 Mar

PhD students:

Rebecca Hill,




Rachel Johnston



The effectiveness of a mindfulness-based intervention for improving well-being in palliative care staff


Investigation of Attentional bias in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder



Dr Mihalis Doumas

Thu 6 Apr           

Dr Robrecht van der Wel

Rutgers University, NJ, USA


Social cognition through the lens of physical action.



Dr Ioana Latu

Thu 4 May

Dr Francesca Chiesi University of Florence


Too scared and  biased to learn statistics? Measuring and modelling attitudes, anxiety, learning approaches, and performance

Dr Kinga Morsanyi

Thu 11 May

Dr Marina Stambuk

University of Zagreb

Ethnic upbringing in a post-conflict community


Dr Laura Taylor

Sunday 21 May

Dr. Giovanni Moneta

London Metropolitan University

Where does flow come from? (And how can it be used in conducting doctoral research?) 

Oyster Bay Court Guest Houses in Carlingford (as part of PsychHike)