Professor Louise Phillips

Chair in Psychology

Professor Louise Phillips

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 272229
Address: School of Psychology
Room S3, William Guild Building
Kings College
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3FX


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology 1990 Edinburgh University
  • PhD (Psychology) 1993 Manchester University

Current Research

  • Adult aging and social and emotional skills
  • Effects of degenerative diseases on social and emotional processing
  • Age, planning and prospective memory
  • Lifespan development of self-regulation

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Level 1 Lifespan Development
  • Level 3 Psychological Assessment
  • Level 4 option course: Emotion and aging in social cognition
  • BM4301 The Science of Aging

External Responsibilities

Member of the Experimental Psychology Society committee

Admin Responsibilities

  • School of Psychology Director of Research
  • Member of School Management Group
  • Course co-ordinator for PS3011 Psychological Assessment
  • Steering group of Aberdeen Birth Cohort studies
  • Management board of University Pathways to Health theme


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