Psychology

Programme teaching staff

Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme

    Research interests
Timothy Bates

Professor Tim Bates

Programme Director

Genetics, Cognitive epidemiology, Cognitive potential, Personality, Group behavior, Dyslexia, Language impairment.
Tom Booth
Dr Tom Booth Individual Differences, Health & Quantitative Methods.
Ian Deary
Professor Ian Deary Human intelligence differences. Cognitive ageing. Cognitive epidemiology. Personality traits. Medically unexplained symptoms. General psychometric research.
Catharine Gale
Professor Catharine Gale The relationship between cognitive function and later health outcomes, the role of positive or negative wellbeing in later health outcomes, and life-course influences on frailty in older people.
Wendy Johnson
Professor Wendy Johnson Individual differences: the structure of intelligence and personality, life-span development of intelligence and personality, health and ageing, genetic and environmental transactions and their influence on behaviour, intelligence, and personality.
Michelle Luciano
Dr Michelle Luciano Environmental and genetic factors contributing to cognition, personality and mood.
Rene Mottus
Dr Rene Mottus Personality development in childhood and later life, computational modelling of person-environment transactions, within-individual variability of personality and its associations with situational circumstances and specific behaviours, and psychometrics.
Dr Aja Murray
Dr Aja Murray Developmental aspects of mental health phenotypes and their comorbidity: in particular, ADHD, autism, and conduct problems; quantitative methodology.
Caroline Watt photo
Professor Caroline Watt Replication and methodological issues in parapsychology.
Alexander Weiss
Dr Alexander Weiss Personality and subjective well-being in humans, nonhuman primates, and other animals; the evolution of personality and subjective well-being; ageing and development; behaviour genetics; differential epidemiology; quantitative methods.