Dr Alison Bacon
School of Psychology (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)
Associate Professor in Psychology
Msc Psychology programme lead
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
PSYC404: Introduction to Forensic Psychology
My principle research interests concern individual differences and the social and cognitive implications of these in everyday life. Personality, Emotional Intelligence, crime and forensic psychology, Health.
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.
- Centre for Research in Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (CBCB)
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