Psychology seminars

Research Seminar Series, Spring 2020-21

Welcome to our Spring Seminar Series 2020-21

Unfortunately all seminars have been postponed for the remainder of the semester.

All seminars will take place on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 7, The Diamond, starting at 12.00pm and concluding by 12.50pm or shortly afterwards unless otherwise indicated.

To subscribe for notification of future seminars please send an email to with the subject 'subscribe psy-seminars'. n.b. You do not need to do this if you are Staff or student in the Psychology Department.

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

Speaker Institution Title Host


Dr Maria Herrojo Ruiz

Goldsmiths University of London, UK Neuro-computational mechanisms underlying the effects of anxiety on biased decision-making and motor learning processes Dr Robert Schmidt


Dr Nicholas Troop

University of Hertfordshire, UK Body shame - Body composition Dr Fuschia Sirios


Dr Candice Morey

Cardiff University, UK A proactive shift in memory development? Dr Claudia von Bastian


Professor Ingmar Franken

Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands The role of cognitive control in substance use and aggressive behaviour Professor Matt Field


Dr Meesha Warmington

University of Sheffield, UK The Bilingual Advantage: Does it Exist? Dr Kirsten Bartlett