Dr Alison Bacon
School of Psychology (Faculty of Health)
- Emotional intelligence
- Health psychology
- Attitudes to health
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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, particularly with regard to health and wellbeing, resilience, stress and coping. Behavioural medicine and psychological implications of chronic health conditions such as fibromyalgia syndrome and most recently, 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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