The Centre for Applied Psychological Research (CAPR) conducts research activity around key areas including health and wellbeing, qualitative and critical approaches and education and popular culture. Topical issues are explored including the management of cancer and long term conditions, collaborative working between different healthcare and social care agencies, breastfeeding, and applying psychological insights into teaching developments in higher education.
An index of the publications and other research outputs of the Centre for Applied Psychological and Health Research is available in the University repository.
Street C. , Vadillo M. (2017) ‘Commentary: Can ordinary people detect deception after all?’ Frontiers in Cognitive Science.
Taylor G. , Ali N. (2017) ‘Learning and Living Overseas: Exploring Factors that Influence Meaningful Learning and Assimilation:How International Students Adjust to Studying in the UK from a Socio-Cultural Perspective’ Education Sciences, 7 (1), pp. 35-35. ISSN 2227-7102
Bridger A. , Emmanouil S. , Lawthom R. (2017) ‘Trace.space: a psychogeographical community project with members of an arts and health organisation’ Qualitative Research in Psychology, 14 (1), pp. 42-61. ISSN 1478-0887
Newton C. , Gavin H. (2016) ‘Studying The Long-term Psychological Effects of Emotional Abuse Experienced in Childhood.’ In: IACSS 2016 International Academic Conference on Social Sciences : The International Institute for Academic Development. , pp. 41-49. ISBN 9789941090646
Turley E. , Monro S. , King N. (2016) ‘Doing it differently: Engaging interview participants with imaginative variation’ Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 16 (1-2), pp. 153-162. ISSN 1445-7377
Peebles D. (2016) ‘Two methods for search and optimising cognitive model parameters’ In: Proceedings of ICCM 2016 : 14th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling : ICCM. , pp. 234-235. ISBN 9780998508207
Street C. , Kingstone A. (2016) ‘Aligning Spinoza with Descartes: An informed Cartesian account of the truth bias’ British Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0007-1269
Street C. , Vadillo M. (2016) ‘Can the unconscious boost lie detection accuracy?’ Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25 (4), pp. 246-250. ISSN 0963-7214
Kirshbaum M. , Stead M. , Bartys S. (2016) ‘An exploratory study of Reiki experiences in women who have cancer’ International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 22 (4), pp. 166-172. ISSN 1357-6321
Diekfuss J. , Ward P. , Raisbeck L. (2016) ‘Attention, workload, and performance: A dual-task simulated shooting study’ International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, pp. 1-15. ISSN 1612-197X