Posts tagged: Dr Catherine Thompson

Psychology lecturer awarded EPS grant

  Dr Catherine Thompson has been awarded a Small Research Grant from the Experimental Psychology Society to investigate “The effects of emotion and demand on the Attentional Blink”. Effective allocation of attentional resources is vital to the successful completion of any task and the research will explore how visual attention may be limited under demanding […]


The Impact of Emotion on Attentional Processing

The way in which we allocate attention to our surroundings has a significant impact on our ability to perform well in any given task, and anything that limits attention can have serious consequences. Researchers from Psychology have been investigating the impact of emotion on attention and they have recently been awarded funding from the British […]