Professor Louise Phillips

Professor Louise Phillips

Chair in Psychology

Overview
Professor Louise Phillips
Professor Louise Phillips

Contact Details

Telephone
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Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen School of Psychology
Room F23, William Guild Building
Kings College
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3FX

https://www.socialattentionesrc.co.uk/

Biography

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

Current Research

  • Adult aging, social cognition and emotional skills
  • Effects of degenerative diseases on social and emotional processing
  • Age, planning and prospective memory

Research Grants

2015-2018: ESRC/BBSRC.(Applicants Haggarty, Murray, Phillips, Staff, Hocking, Ferguson-Smith & Richards).    Imprinting methylation; early life influences and later cognition and mood. Ref: ES/N00048X/1. Awarded £446,636.

2017-2020: ESRC (Applicants Phillips, Tatler & Henry). Adult aging and social attention: the role of cognitive decline and social motivation. Ref: ES/P005330/1. Awarded £500,492.  https://www.socialattentionesrc.co.uk/

2018-2020: Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Institutional Links UK-Malaysia grant (Applicants Phillips and Yong). Social cognition and executive function in older adults in the UK and Malaysia: links to socio-economic factors. Ref: 331745333. Awarded £128,461.

 

Teaching

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
Further Info

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
Publications

Publications 

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