Tag Archives: memory research

Research Assisting…. Me :)

If any psychology friends have any students with an interest in memory and cognitive ageing who have just graduated from a BSc pass on this link to them… It’s for an RA job working with me. Closing date Sunday 7th August. Full job specification and details of the role provided in the link here.

 

 

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Even more new psychology experiments!

Slide1If you think any of these sound interesting, please click on the link to access the online study and participate. These are all studies from current students of mine here at Keele:

Lee: Memory and metacognition

David & Jiacheng: Motivation and cognition

Lingni: Functions of autobiographical memory

Rachael: Conscious awareness, memory, and metacognition

Full information about each study is provided on the first page. I hope you find them interesting.

Keele University School of Psychology: Two fully-funded PhD Studentships in the Centre for Psychological Research

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Me on my PhD graduation day

If you’re interested in my research, come and work with me!

We currently have two fully-funded PhD Studentships in the Centre for Psychological Research at Keele University that you can apply for; to commence in September 2016.
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit our research web-pages to find out more about staff research interests. Applicants are strongly advised to discuss their potential project with prospective supervisors in advance of submitting their application.
Please note that you must provide the following with your application:
    • A full research proposal for your PhD (maximum 4 sides of A4)
    • A sample of academic work (maximum 5,000 words)
    • Two academic references
    • Copies of your previous qualifications
    • A completed Case for Support form (see Supplementary Information)

For further information please use the following link: http://www.keele.ac.uk/pgresearch/studentships/ (and scroll down to the bottom of the page).

Deadline for applications is 15th April 2016.

New memory experiments to participate in

I have some excellent undergraduate project students this year working on projects exploring a wide variety of memory topics. If you think any of these sound interesting, please click on the link to access the online study and participate!

Georgina: Memory and Facial Expression

Grace: Music and Memories Questionnaire

Mark: Memory, identity, and educational experiences

Mulongwe: Memory for life events cued by words and pictures

Full information about each study is provided on the first page. I hope you find them interesting.

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To remember is important.

ESRC Future Research Leader award

JPG RGB LargeIn January 2015 I applied for a Future Research Leader award from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). This award scheme is a prestigious scheme through which the ESRC funds the research of a small number of early career researchers who have the potential to be future leaders in their research fields.

This was the first big grant that I have applied for and I found it very stressful writing the application and dealing with the ‘impostor feeling’ and that I was not good enough to receive this type of award, especially as I know this grant scheme is extremely prestigious and very competitive. Continue reading

Memory for Faces

New experiment available for participation: Memory for Faces

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Experiment will take about 30 minutes to participate in. Full instructions given on the first page.

Stimuli obtained from: Righi, G., Peissig, J. J., & Tarr, M. J. (2012). Recognizing disguised faces.Visual Cognition, 20(2), 143-169.

Student research projects 2014-15

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I have a number of excellent undergraduate students pursuing interesting research ideas for their Final Year Projects this year.

Three of their studies are ready for participants to take part in online:

Alexia Paul: Autobiographical memory and its functions.

Kirsty Morgan: What are we afraid of, and why?

Sophie Whittaker: Imagination, identity, and memory.

Clicking on the links above should open the study web page in a new tab/window. Full instructions about each study are given on the first page. Participation is entirely voluntary and you can exit the study at any time and your data will be deleted and not analysed.

Thanks in advance for participating!