Professor Louise Phillips

Professor Louise Phillips

Chair in Psychology

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Professor Louise Phillips
Professor Louise Phillips

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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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  • Pomareda, C, Simkute, A & Phillips, LH 2019, 'Age-related differences in the ability to decode intentions from non-literal language' Acta Psychologica, vol. 198, 102865. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2019.102865
  • Grainger, SA, Steinvik, HR, Henry, JD & Phillips, LH 2019, 'The role of social attention in older adults’ ability to interpret naturalistic social scenes' Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 72, no. 6, pp. 1328-1343. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021818791774
  • Zuber, S, Ihle, A, Loaiza, VM, Schnitzspahn, K, Stahl, C, Phillips, LH, Kaller, CP & Kliegel, M 2019, 'Explaining age differences in working memory: The role of updating, inhibition, and shifting' Psychology & Neuroscience, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 191-208. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/pne0000151
  • Lawrie, L, Jackson, MC & Phillips, LH 2019, 'Effects of induced sad mood on facial emotion perception in young and older adults' Aging Neuropsychology and Cognition, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 319-335. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2018.1438584
  • Lorgen-Ritchie, M, Murray, AD, Ferguson-Smith, AC, Richards, M, Horgan, GW, Phillips, LH, Hoad, G, Gall, I, Harrison, K, McNeill, G, Ito, M & Haggarty, P 2019, 'Imprinting methylation in SNRPN and MEST1 in adult blood predicts cognitive ability' PloS ONE, vol. 14, no. 2, e0211799. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211799
  • Agnew, HC, Phillips, LH & Pilz, KS 2018, 'Visual attention, biological motion perception and healthy ageing' Psychological Research. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-018-1068-6
  • Roberts, CE, Phillips, LH, Cooper, CL, Gray, S & Allan, JL 2017, 'Effect of Different Types of Physical Activity on Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis' Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 653-670. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2016-0201
  • Insch, PM, Slessor, G, Warrington, J & Phillips, LH 2017, 'Gaze detection and gaze cuing in Alzheimer's disease' Brain and Cognition, vol. 116, pp. 47-53. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2017.03.004
  • Hamilton, J, Radlak, B, Morris, PG & Phillips, LH 2017, 'Theory of Mind and Executive Functioning Following Stroke' Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 507-518. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acx035
  • Grainger, SA, Henry, JD, Phillips, LH, Vanman, EJ & Allen, R 2017, 'Age Deficits in Facial Affect Recognition: The Influence of Dynamic Cues' Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 622-632. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbv100
  • Ziaei, M, Burianová, H, von Hippel, W, Ebner, NC, Phillips, LH & Henry, JD 2016, 'The impact of aging on the neural networks involved in gaze and emotional processing' Neurobiology of Aging, vol. 48, pp. 182-194. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.08.026
  • Agnew, HC, Phillips, LH & Pilz, KS 2016, 'Global form and motion processing in healthy ageing' Acta Psychologica, vol. 166, pp. 12-20. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2016.03.005
  • Cseh, GM, Phillips, LH & Pearson, DG 2016, 'Mental and perceptual feedback in the development of creative flow' Consciousness and Cognition, vol. 42, pp. 150-161. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2016.03.011
  • Hunter, EM, Phillips, LH & MacPherson, SE 2016, 'Where is my key? Where is his key? Perspective taking and social sensitivity of the Key Search task' Cortex, vol. 76, pp. 131. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2015.11.008
  • Murray, A, McNeil, C, Salarirad, S, Deary, I, Phillips, L, Whalley, L & Staff, R 2016, 'Brain hyperintensity location determines outcome in the triad of impaired cognition, physical health and depressive symptoms: A cohort study in late life' Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 63, pp. 49-54. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2015.10.004
  • Lawrie, L & Phillips, LH 2016, 'A maturing picture of emotion' The Psychologist, vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 908-911.
  • Phillips, LH, Allen, R, Bull, R, Hering, A, Kliegel, M & Channon, S 2015, 'Older adults have difficulty in decoding sarcasm' Developmental Psychology, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 1840-1852. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000063
  • Gilhooly, KJ, Gilhooly, MLM, Phillips, LH, Harvey, D, Murray, A & Hanlon, P 2015, Cognitive aging: Activity patterns and maintenance intentions (2007). in Studies of Thinking: Selected works of Kenneth Gilhooly. Taylor and Francis Inc., pp. 197-211. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315725949
  • Gilhooly, KJ, Phillips, LH, Wynn, VE, Logie, RH & Sala, SD 2015, Planning processes and age in the five-disc Tower of London task (1999). in Studies of Thinking: Selected works of Kenneth Gilhooly. 1999 edn, Taylor and Francis Inc., pp. 157-176. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315725949
  • Phillips, LH, Smith, E & Gilhooly, KJ 2015, The effects of adult aging and induced positive and negative mood on planning (2002). in Studies of Thinking: Selected works of Kenneth Gilhooly. Taylor and Francis Inc., pp. 178-192. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315725949
  • Gilhooly, KJ, Wynn, VE, Phillips, LH, Logie, RH & Sala, SD 2015, Visuo-spatial and verbal working memory in the five-disc tower of London task: An individual differences approach (2002). in Studies of Thinking: Selected works of Kenneth Gilhooly. 2002 edn, Taylor and Francis Inc., pp. 142-153. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315725949
  • Terrett, G, Rose, NS, Henry, JD, Bailey, PE, Altgassen, M, Phillips, LH, Kliegel, M & Rendell, PG 2015, 'The relationship between prospective memory and episodic future thinking in younger and older adulthood' Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 69, no. 2, pp. 310-323. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2015.1054294
  • Cooper, CL, Phillips, LH, Johnston, M, Whyte, M & MacLeod, MJ 2015, 'The role of emotion regulation on social participation following stroke' British Journal of Clinical Psychology, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 181-199. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12068
  • Mitchell, RLC & Phillips, LH 2015, 'The overlapping relationship between emotion perception and theory of mind' Neuropsychologia, vol. 70, pp. 1-10. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.02.018
  • Johnston, MC, Porteous, T, Crilly, MA, Burton, CD, Elliott, A, Iversen, L, McArdle, K, Murray, A, Phillips, LH & Black, C 2015, 'Physical disease and resilient outcomes: a systematic review of resilience definitions and study methods' Psychosomatics, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 168-180. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psym.2014.10.005
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