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Clearing 2017 via Kingston University
Clearing 2017 via Kingston University

Psychology BSc(Hons): Who teaches this course

Staff teaching on this course

Dr Louisa Pavey

Dr Louisa Pavey is a lecturer in psychology. Her research interests are in social and health psychology.


Dr Chris Hewer

Areas of interest: Social representations - beliefs and behaviour, critical psychology.


Dr Ana Nikčević

Research area: Metacognitive aspects of smoking behaviour

Examples of topics for guided research activities or dissertations:

  • Identifying the core metacognitive mechanisms in smoking behaviour through interviews
  • Development of assessment tools (ie questionnaires) of maladaptive metacognitions involved in smoking
  • Constructing theoretical accounts which explain persistence of smoking
  • Development of metacognitive treatments aimed at smoking cessation

Skills that may be acquired: Interviewing; construction and psychometric testing of questionnaires; statistical analyses; literature review; use of bibliographic databases.


Dr Fatima Felisberti

Research areas: Research areas: Face and emotion perception; visual attention; memory and social cognition.

The research in my laboratory aims to uncover environmental factors that modulate the way we identify emotions in others and recognize faces of unfamiliar people in different social contexts. Self-face recognition is investigated, especially how attachment style and personality traits affect the way one perceives his/her own facial features and attractiveness. Different aspects of visual attention and the visual aesthetics are also addressed.

Skills that may be acquired: Questionnaire and survey analysis; visual perception and cognitive testing; experimental programming, statistical analyses; literature review; use of bibliographic databases.


Dr Georgia Butler

Research areas: Impulsivity and risk taking; recreational drug use; eating behaviours

Examples of topics for guided research activities or dissertations:

  • Identifying measures of impulsivity and risk taking and identifying the different factors of impulsivity
  • Investigating the relationship between compulsive behaviours and impulsivity
  • Investigating the relationship between recreational drug use, risk taking and impulsive behaviour
  • Identifying measurements of eating behaviours which tap into impulsive behaviours
  • The relationship between eating behaviours and impulsivity

Skills that may be acquired: Planning and designing research; the use of statistical analyses; conducting a literature review; questionnaire design.


Dr Sabira Mannan

Dr Sabira Mannan is a senior lecturer in psychology. Her research includes visual attention, perception, motor control and neuropsychology.


Dr Elisa Back

Areas of interest:

  • Cognitive development and social cognition in typical and atypical populations.

Research interests:

  • Autism
  • Theory of mind
  • Facial processing

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0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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