City, University of London Featured PhD Programmes
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Featured PhD Programmes
University of Sheffield Featured PhD Programmes
FindA University Ltd Featured PhD Programmes
FindA University Ltd Featured PhD Programmes
"2013"×
10 miles

Psychology (2013) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 17 Psychology (2013) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

  • "2013" ×
  • Psychology×
  • clear all
Order by 
Showing 1 to 17 of 17
  Alternative Lifestyles: Mobile Home Parks in the Metropolitan Fringe ¬ a UK/US comparison.
  Dr P Garside
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Mobile homes are growing in popularity for those who cannot afford conventional housing (Yarnal and Aman, 2009). There are now approximately 250,000 people living in park homes in the UK while in the US over 22m people live in one.
  Paranoia and trust - examining the role of automatic, implicit processes in mistrust and paranoid thinking
  Prof R Bentall
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Abstract. Paranoid delusions are the most common symptom of psychosis but less severe forms of paranoid ideation and mistrust are common in everyday life and lie on a continuum with the rarer clinical forms (Elahi, Perez Algorta, Varese, McIntyre, & Bentall, 2017).
  The lived experience and characteristics of individuals who engage in consensual non-monogamy
  Dr H Driscoll
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

In consensually non-monogamous relationship, partners agree that they may engage in sexual and/or romantic relationships with others.
  Empowering consumers in threatening market contexts
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  The appeal versus harm of size-zero models to female consumers (SF19/MOS/BIAN)
  Prof X Bian
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Sufficient research findings suggest that size-zero female models have detrimental impacts on women, such as body dissatisfaction and low self-esteem.
  Increasing the Quality of Rape Survivor Memory Evidence
  Dr H Flowe, Dr M. Colloff
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Recent research has found that witnesses and rape victims (Flowe et al., in press; Flowe et al., 2016) strive to volunteer their strongest memories and withhold weaker ones, which enables them to avoid providing erroneous information.
  The impact of male partners on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity, and continuation: An investigation of new and expectant fathers in the UK
  Dr E Doe
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Applications are invited for a PhD research student on a project assessing the role male partners play in the initiation, exclusivity and continuation of breastfeeding, with the ultimate aim of intervention design.
  Digital health technology and patient safety
  Dr J Benn, Dr O Johnson
Application Deadline: 11 September 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a PhD within the Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (Yorkshire and Humber PSTRC), a partnership between the University of Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
  Fluency and Context in Recognition Memory
  Dr J Taylor, Dr D Talmi
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

This project relates to a sort of ‘memory illusion’. On a recognition memory test, increasing the perceptual fluency of a test cue increases the likelihood that the word will be endorsed as ‘familiar’, even if it hasn’t been seen in the study phase (and therefore should have been called ‘new’).
  Investigating the attentional consequences of the uncanny valley
  Dr E Poliakoff, Dr E Gowen, Dr C Capek
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

The “uncanny valley” was hypothesed by roboticist Mori in 1970, whereby people would like robots of increasingly human-likeness until they were close to, but not fully human.
  Anxiety and motivation in Autism – are social behavioural features driven by social anxiety rather than by a reduced reward response to social stimuli?
  Prof B Chakrabarti
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Social behavioural difficulties are commonly reported by individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). One of the leading theories suggests that these difficulties are brought about by a reduced reward response to social stimuli, i.e.
  A network approach to bipolar disorder: developing a network analysis of the relationship between depression and mania
  Prof R Bentall
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Project description. Abstract. Bipolar disorder is a severe but complex condition, which may not be entirely separate from the other psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia (Tamminga et al., 2014).
  Attachment style and relation to health and coping in adults
  Dr J Martin, Dr A Millings
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Different attachment styles are known to be associated with differences in cognition, affect, and behaviour with regard to close relationships in adults.
  Attention and Perception in autism spectrum conditions
  Prof E Milne
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

This project will investigate perception and attention in individuals with autism spectrum conditions using a mixture of behavioural psychophysics and EEG methodologies.
  The role of sex hormones and brain activity in risk-taking and antisocial behaviour in adolescence
  Dr R Rowe, Dr L Levita
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

While there are a number of reasons to hypothesise that circulating testosterone performs an important role in many risky behaviours, the findings of empirical studies remain unclear.
  Speaking up about unethical behaviour
  Research Group: Institute of Work Psychology (IWP)
  Dr S Brooks, Dr M Patterson
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Acts of unethical behaviour can be particularly devastating for organisations, both in terms of performance and reputation.
  An exploration of the social, psychological and physical impacts of living with dementia in supported housing. (Ref: PHDHLS1901)
  Dr L Ritchie, Dr M Brown
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

Home and community are important factors in maintaining wellbeing. For an individual with dementia, particularly those living alone, remaining at home may not be possible as the disease progresses.
Show 10 15 30 per page
  • 1


FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2019
All rights reserved.