Dr Margaret C. Jackson

Dr Margaret C. Jackson
Dr Margaret C. Jackson
Dr Margaret C. Jackson

Senior Lecturer

Email Address
Telephone Number
+44 (0)1224 272236
Office Address

School of Psychology William Guild Building Room G13 Kings College Old Aberdeen AB24 3FX

School of Psychology

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Neurodiversity Champion, & lead of the Neurodiversity Steering Group in the School of Psychology.

Member of the School Ethics committee and Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion committee.

Student Development lead in the School.






External Memberships

External Examiner for MSc Social Cognition course at UCL.

Aurora women in leadership course completion, 2021-22.

Latest Publications

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Current Research

  • Main research areas:  Social Attention and Memory, Emotion Prediction, Emotion Processing, Gaze, Faces, Neurodiversity

Funding and Grants

ESRC Standard Grant (PI). March 2015 - March 2017. Remembering who was where: The influence of threatening emotional expressions on visuo-spatial working memory for faces. £279,258.

BBSRC (Co-App). 2009-2012. The neurobiology of human working memory for threat: a multi-method approach. £318,404.


Teaching Responsibilities

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)


  • Level 1: Emotion
  • Level 3 / MSc: Developmental Psychology (social and emotional development): Course coordinator
  • Level 4: Emotion & Aging in Social Cognition: Course coordinator
  • MRes: Research Dissemination and Peer-review

 Group Work

  • Level 3 Methods research projects 
  • Level 3 Theory tutorials

Undergraduate and postgraduate Thesis Supervision


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