Staff in the Department of Psychology

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Dr Elaine Beattie

Elaine's main research interests are personality and associative learning; neuroticism, trait anxiety, and individual differences in fear and disgust reactivity.

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Emma Davies PhD SFHEA

Emma’s work focuses on the relationship between research, policy, and practice.  She currently leads research and development on trauma-informed practice in Higher Education.

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Dr Gianna Cocchini

Senior Lecturer
g.cocchini (@gold.ac.uk)

Gianna’s expertise is in cognitive neuropsychology, with particular interest on body mental representation and cognitive disorders caused by brain lesions

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Professor Fiona Gabbert

Professor and Director of Goldsmiths' Forensic Psychology Unit
f.gabbert (@gold.ac.uk)

Fiona is an expert in applied cognitive psychology, studying the reliability of human memory via understanding its strengths and weaknesses.

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Professor Elisabeth Hill

Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Pro-Warden (Learning, Teaching & Enhancement)
e.hill (@gold.ac.uk)

Elisabeth’s research concerns cognitive dysfunction across and within neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Dr Caroline Rix

Senior Lecturer
c.rix (@gold.ac.uk)

Caroline is a teaching only member of staff, with particular interest in developing approaches to teaching, as well as internet psychology.

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Dr Adrian Scott

Senior Lecturer in Psychology
a.scott (@gold.ac.uk)

Adrian has interests in forensic psychology, focussing on stalking, investigative interviewing and eyewitness testimony.

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Fatos Selita

Lecturer, Director of AIR Courses
Fatos.Selita (@gold.ac.uk)

Fatos Selita — a Barrister of England and Wales and an Attorney of the State of New York — is a Director of AIR Courses.

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Dr José van Velzen

Reader and Co-Head of Department
j.vanvelzen (@gold.ac.uk)

José’s research focuses on multisensory processing, spatial attention, body representation and sensory processing in the context of motor behaviour.

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Dr Tegan Penton

Lecturer in Psychology
Tegan.Penton (@gold.ac.uk)

Tegan is interested in how autistic and non-autistic people perceive and interpret their actions; and in using brain stimulation methods to address this.

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