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Pınar Acet

PhD Student
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Research focus: Adolescents’ perceptions of their parents’ mindful parenting skills.

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Ramisa Maliat Ahmed

PhD Student
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The use of non-invasive brain stimulation to understand social perception

Steven Bagienski

PhD Student
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Research focus: Investigating the Science of Magic and Wellbeing by characterising the social and emotional experiences of magic.

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Tudor Balinisteanu

PhD Student
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My project explores the origins of rhythmic capacity by researching the dynamics of empathy and cognitive control in small-scale societies dances from Australasia to Africa and South America.

Abigail Burgess

PhD Student
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Research Focus: Using a mindfulness smartphone app to improve parent's stress and children's mental health.

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Hannah Brett

PhD Student
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The role of interpersonal relationships on cyberbullying involvement.

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Celine Brouillard

PhD Student
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Research focus: Building trust and rapport in remote investigative interviews 

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Alessandra Caso

PhD Student
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Research focus: Memory regulation explored within an investigative interviewing context

Catherine Culbert

PhD Students
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Research focus: Image-based sexual abuse during adolescence with mental health and autism considered.

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Ondine Cami Delaye

PhD Student
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My PhD research focuses on the neurophenomenology of nitrous oxide

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George Evangelou

PhD Student
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Agency and ownership in human-computer interaction.

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Jacqueline Francis

PhD student
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Research focus: Ethnic differences in physical activity behaviour change and inter-group perception in relation to physical activity.

Gabriela Georgescu

PhD Student
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Research focus: If psychopaths are likely to commit suicide or self-harm.

Thomas Hein

PhD Student
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Research focus: Using computational models and neuroimaging, I study how emotion and motivation bias beliefs through misestimates of uncertainty.

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Olivia Jewell

PhD Student
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Music preference and in-group/out-group attitudes

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Dimitra Kale

PhD student
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Research focus: Trait Impulsivity, cigarette smoking and e-cigarette use

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Jo Kenrick

PhD student
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Research focus: The abilities of highly skilled liars.

Luca Kiss

PhD Student
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Research focus: The effects of background music on sustained attention

Dorottya Lantos

PhD Student
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Research focus: My research focuses on understanding and preventing intergroup conflict and violence using interdisciplinary research methods

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James Lloyd-Cox

PhD Student
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Research Focus: The trade-off in creativity: flexibility and efficiency during creative thinking

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Chelsea Mainwaring

PhD Student
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Research focus: The role of bystanders in the context of image-based sexual abuse

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L. S. Merritt Millman

PhD Student
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Research focus: Investigating bodily awareness in Depersonalisation-Derealisation Disorder (DDD).

Jack Moore

PhD Student
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Research focus: Social Aspects of Agency.

Gabriela Morris

PhD Student
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Research focus: Instrumental deception in female subclinical psychopaths in social and sexual contexts.

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Linda Mortimer

PhD Student
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Research focus: Mental time travel and anxiety

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Diego Nardi

PhD student
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Research focus: Face recognition and eyewitness testimony.

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Alice Pailhès

PhD student
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Research focus: Magicians' forcing techniques and the illusion of free will.

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Claudia Pulcini

PhD Student
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Face recognition: acquired and developmental prosopagnosia

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Betul Rauf

PhD Student
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The associations between sleep variables and ostensibly paranormal experiences and paranormal beliefs.

Saule Sauciunaite

PhD student
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Research focus: Using non-invasive brain stimulation techniques and EEG to examine the neural mechanisms underlying learning and memory processes.

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Thomas Swart

PhD Student
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Investigating the effects of autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) on the brain.

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Zahra Safaryazdi

PhD Student
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The relationship between ADHD symptoms and developing alcohol, cannabis and nicotine misuse.

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Madison Taylor

PhD Student
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Research focus: Brain injury and executive function challenges faced by offenders.

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Margherita Tecilla

PhD Student
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A behavioural and neurophysiological approach to investigate how reward anticipation influences learning and motor performance in typical and atypical ageing.

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Lukas Wallrich

PhD student
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Research focus: The links between intergroup contact, valuing diversity and support for inclusive policies and behaviours

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Aleksandra Igdalova

PhD student
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I study how we look at artworks in gallery settings and how we can improve this experience to get more well-being benefits.

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Alice Bowmer

PhD Student
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Research focus: Music, language and motor development during infancy

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Helen Olawole-Scott

PhD Student
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Research focus: The underlying cognitive and neural mechanisms of perceptual metacognition

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Hennie Lee

PhD Student
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Research Focus: Social Neuroaesthetics

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Katerina Vafeiadou

PhD Student
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Research Focus: Vicarious Touch

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Matthew Copeman

PhD Student
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Research Focus: Early Interventions to Mental Health using Video Games

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Soma Chaudhuri

PhD Student
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Neurocognitive and linguistic correlates of poetic creativity

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Teresa Facchetti

PhD Student
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Research Focus: Awareness of verbal and non-verbal communication skills in patients with acquired brain injuries and children with atypical development.