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.
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.
Our research project on the motivations and processes involved in the decision to extend working life.
Our research project on the impact of online sexual abuse on children and the therapeutic interventions and training needed to support abused young people.
Our research project on how visual impairment changes cognitive and neural processes.
Our research project into the challenges posed in a range of healthcare contexts by patients' severe fears of ill-health.
Our research project works with autistic people and their families to design and develop technologies to reduce the difficulties they may face.
Our research project on the psychology of sex differences in male and female response to and expression of pain.