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Dr Alison Bacon
School of Psychology (Faculty of Health)
- Health psychology
- Attitudes to health
- Vaccination hesitancy
- Correlation study
- Cross-sectional studies
- Online research methods
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Associate Professor in Psychology
Associate Head of School: Teaching & Learning
BSc Psychology (First Class): 2000
Post-graduate Diploma in Psychological Research Methods (Distinction): 2001
PhD: Thesis title: "Individual Differences and Strategies for Human Reasoning": 2003
Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society (Chartered Psychologist)
I currently teach the following,
PSYC412: Stress and Coping
PSYC514/704: Individual Differences
PSYC603: Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Psychological factors in health, particularly the role of adverse childhood experiences, stress and trauma and how these manifest in health. Personality and health/ Psychological implications in chronic health conditions such as fibromyalgia syndrome. Attitudes towards health and prevention in Covid-19.
Grants & contracts
ESRC. £99,910. Oct 2006 - March 2008. Award no. RES000221965. Bacon, A.M. & Handley, S.J. Dyslexia and the impact of strategy preference on reasoning.
ESRC, £46,000. September 2005 to August 2006. Award no. RES000221293. Evans, J., Bacon, A. &. Handley, S. An investigation of dual processes in conditional reasoning.ESRC funded PhD studentship, October 2000-September 2003. Award no. R42200034033.Bacon, A.M. Individual Differences and Strategies for Human Reasoning.
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