Centre for Pain Research

Dr David Moore


Dr David Moore is presently working as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. Where he is working on a variety of project examining cognitive factors related to
pain and the social cognitive communication of pain. David continues to work with the Bath Centre for Pain Research on both existing and new projects.

David worked at the Centre for Pain Research (CPR) from August 2008 until February 2013. During his time in bath David worked on the Bath Test of Attention for Pain (Bath TAP) project, designing a cognitive battery which is sensitive to the effects of pain. David also helped to set up and maintain of the Bath (CPR) research lab.

During David’s time at BCPR he has also been working on projects examining the psychological predictors of pain thresholds, attentional bias towards pain stimuli, and engagement in tasks.

Prior to his work at the BCPR David completed his PhD at Sheffield Hallam University examining attentional bias for social (face) stimuli in adults with Autistic Spectrum disorders.

Research interests

  • Pain research
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Autism