Edge Hill University Psychology Professor Philip Murphy talks with BBC Newsbeat today about the growing risks ecstasy has on mental health. Listen here.
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 […]
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, 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. […]
Professor Geoff Beattie has just become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. The society was established in 1805 as the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. A number of psychologists have been Fellows of the Society including the late Glyn Humphreys who was Professor of Experimental Psychology at Oxford and the President of […]
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 […]
Professor Geoff Beattie recently did an interview with Dr Carlos Vazquez, the host of the new U.S. based daily 2 hour news talk show- Therapycable Live! which explores the many facets of human behavior such as “the mind of an athlete”, “what is consciousness ?”, “Psychology of a dictator”, “The mind of a terrorist”, and many more. Previous […]
Recent research in the Department of Psychology has found that when presented with a stereotype about gender and gaming, female players perform worse on a gaming task than those who are not given this information. These were the findings of Dr Linda Kaye and Charlotte Pennington, in their experiments to test these effects. Most noteworthy, […]