Our research focuses on the study of the mind, and processes such as reasoning, visual processing, problem-solving and emotion.
Department of Psychology research
We have a distinctive research profile of theoretically informed research in applied psychology.
We research the cognitive, emotional, behavioural and physiological processes that link to psychological problems
Our research in this area includes strengths in child trauma, autism and language development.
Our research includes specialism in risk, pain and addiction.
We focus on the interaction of people with their environments.
We aim to reduce the impact of addiction and mental ill-health on individuals and communities. Our research informs the public, policy and clinical practice.
We examine key questions relating to mental health, wellbeing and development in children and young people, including a focus on intervention research.
Our research concerns the study of identity and discourse in different social contexts.
We are interested in how we use our brains to perceive the world around us. Our focus is multisensory perception and cognition.
Our research group investigates how and why people and groups interact with digital technology and the psychological impact it has on their lives.
We are a group of researchers actively engaged in brain imaging and brain stimulation methods.
We are an interdisciplinary centre researching virtual and augmented reality technology.
We research the strengths and challenges experienced by autistic people, to facilitate full and active involvement within society.
Exploring pain. Finding new ways forward.
Nourishing minds and hearts through psychological science.
New research suggests that the BlueIce app developed by Professor Paul Stallard could have a significant impact in reducing self-harm in young people.
Through our research we have improved the experiences and treatment of autistic people when they encounter the Criminal Justice System.
Our research has shown that Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy is an effective new treatment for debilitating tinnitus.
Our research into driver behaviour near bicyclists has saved lives, reduced injuries, and benefited the economy of Australia.
Children with pain are better able to live full lives because of the research conducted by our Centre for Pain Research.