Psychology seminars

Research Seminar Series, Autumn 2018-19

Welcome to our Autumn Seminar Series 2018-19

All seminars will take place on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, starting at 12.00pm and concluding by 12.50pm or shortly afterwards unless otherwise indicated.

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The seminar programme found below can be downloaded from this page (please see the 'Downloads' box to the right hand side) or by contacting Liz Carl (

Speaker Institution Title Host
28.9.18 Professor Guy Doron Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel "Relationship obsessive compulsive disorder (ROCD) and what it taught us about obsessive compulsive phenomena"
Dr Jaime Delgadillo
5.10.18 Dr Julia Foecker University of Lincoln Neural bases of enhanced attentional control:  Lessons from action video game players Dr Claudia von Bastian
12.10.18 Dr Rory Devine University of Birmingham "Executive Function in Early Childhood: Predictors and Consequence" Dr Emma Blakey
19.10.18 Professor Elizabeth Sheppard University of Nottingham "Cross-cultural effects on driver cognition: studies in the UK and Malaysia" Dr Richard Rowe
26.10.18 Dr Kristine Beaulieu University of Leeds "Physical activity and appetite: sedentariness weakens control" Dr Nicola Buckland
2.11.18 Dr Francesco Sella Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield "Young children make sense of numbers" Dr Dan Carroll
16.11.18 Dr Anna Weighall School of Education, University of Sheffield "The role of sleep in cognitive development" Dr Richard Rowe
23.11.18 Professor Nicholas Holmes University of Nottingham "Tickling the body & the brain: Using magnetic stimulation to interfere with touch" Dr Hannes Saal
30.11.18 Dr Jim Grange Keele University "What role for inhibition in task switching?" Dr Tom Stafford
7.12.18 Dr Craig Hedge Cardiff University "Crossing the desert: Translating experimental tasks to the study of individual differences" Dr Claudia von Bastian