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Psychology (cognition) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Auditory cognition and human factors
  Dr P Beaman
Applications accepted all year round

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Expressions of interest are invited on any topics related to either auditory cognition and working memory or to human factors as they relate to energy conservation and climate change.
  The relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment
  Dr H Gvirts
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded Ph.D. to begin in October 2019. The candidate will work with Dr. Hila Z. Gvirts on the relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment.
  How our emotion affects cognition: From neuroscience, lifespan and psychendocrinological perspectives
  Dr M Sakaki
Applications accepted all year round

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There is no doubt that emotion and stress affect human cognitive processing, such as memory, attention and decision making. However, the exact effects of emotion on cognition are still unclear as emotion sometimes enhances cognitive processing but sometimes impairs cognitive processing.
  Moving together in time: the effects of coordinated movements on physical performance, social cognition and overall wellbeing
  Dr J Honisch
Applications accepted all year round

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Our Social Cognition and Movement Rehabilitation Lab (SCMR) investigates various topics on the role of non˗verbal behaviours in everyday conversations, social-cognitive effects of interpersonal synchrony (two or more individuals moving together in time) and explores movement interventions (e.g.
  Language and numerical cognition: Does the language that we conduct maths in affect our performance?
  Dr I Xenidou-Dervou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Many consider mathematics to be a universal language. Arabic numerals are indeed used widely throughout the world; however, number-naming systems vary significantly across languages.
  The interplay between emotion and social cognition, and implications for broader socio-political issues (RovenporDU20PSY)
  Dr D Rovenpor
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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This research examines how emotion shapes thinking, why people might be motivated to feel negative emotions, and the broader implications these processes may have for socio-political issues (e.g., politics, intergroup conflict, social justice).
  The development of flexible cognition in children and adults
  Dr D Carroll
Applications accepted all year round

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The ability to switch flexibly between different rules is a crucial skill that emerges gradually during the preschool and early school years, and underpins many more complex behaviours.
  The co-evolution of hummingbird cognition and hummingbird-pollinated plants
  Research Group: Centre for Biological Diversity
  Prof S Healy
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Animals’ lives are filled with decision-making.
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Brain and Cognition Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/brain-and-cognition.
  School of Psychology

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Applications are invited from self-funded full-time applicants to undertake a PhD in the School of Psychology at the University of Sunderland.
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