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Analysing politicians’ body language

Professor Geoff Beattie has recently been interviewed on Russia’s Central Television program with Vadim Takmenev; the top current affairs and news programme in the former Soviet Union.  The program presents real life, political, social and cultural events and has featured Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daniel Craig, Lara Fabian, Alain Delon, Jean-Claude Van Damme,  Jackie Chan, […]

Human communication and digital technology

With the introduction of voice biometric technology, Professor Geoff Beattie has recently taken part in a number of interviews on the nature of multi-modal human communication. Specifically, how we use digital communication for everyday communication, but not for some of the more important things in life that conversations are particularly suited to. This insight was particularly well received by many […]

Professor appears on ITV’s “Tonight” show

Professor Geoff Beattie recently appeared on the ITV ‘Tonight’ programme on the subject of ‘Summer Diets – Fact or Fiction?’ with Catherine Tyldesley from Coronation Street.  He talked about the psychology of successful dieting and what features of everyday cognition and behaviour distinguish those who can stick to a diet and those who give up more […]

Psychology Lecturer at Edge Hill University Awarded Prestigious Early Career Award by the American Psychological Association (APA)

Dr. Motonori Yamaguchi, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Edge Hill University, has just been selected as the 2016 recipient of the very prestigious Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement by the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 21. The APA is the largest professional association for psychologists in the world and is the main accrediting […]

EHU Psychology Students get blogging!

EHU Psychology, in collaboration with our regional partners, has been contributing to a blog, dedicated to sharing innovative ideas and opinions with regards to contemporary issues in psychology. PsychLiverpool is strongly supported by a network of student bloggers, researchers and teaching staff, to enable discussion and promote curiosity in the discipline, particularly for new or existing psychology students. […]

“Turn that frown upside-down!”

Research undertaken in the Department of Psychology at Edge Hill University, in collaboration with colleagues at Australian Catholic University has revealed new insight into the psychology of online emoticon usage, The research by Dr Helen Wall and Dr Linda Kaye explored why we use emoticons but more importantly, how this varies across different virtual environments. Their […]