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School of Psychology

Areas of Expertise

Our research is in strategically important areas and addresses such questions as:

  • What is the impact of physical health/physical changes to the body on psychological well-being?
  • How does psychological wellbeing impact on the experience of illness and/or disability?
  • How can we enhance personal, health and social outcomes for people by empowering and enabling them to live well?
  • How does/can technology enable people to live personally meaningful lives?
  • How do people of all ages and abilities learn?
  • How can principles of behaviour and behaviour change bring about meaningful behaviour change in areas of importance for the individuals involved?
  • What brain areas lead to substance use disorders?
  • How does the brain process sensory information?