EXPERT COMMENT: Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health
Press releases • Jan 26, 2021 14:59 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, Northumbria University, explores how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health.
EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why
Press releases • Jan 03, 2017 10:48 GMT
Anna-Marie Marshall, Colin Hamilton and Tom Heffernan from Department of Psychology at Northumbria University, write about the damage of excessive alcohol use and smoking on prospective memory.
Press releases • Nov 24, 2016 15:33 GMT
Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, and Anna-Marie Marshall, PhD researcher and demonstrator at Northumbria University, write about smoking for The Conversation.
Press releases • Sep 20, 2016 14:01 BST
Researchers from Northumbria University are looking for volunteers to take part in studies looking at the effects of a compound found in grapes and red wine which may boost mental functions.
Press releases • May 16, 2016 12:02 BST
A new exhibition at the Life Science Centre will help us understand what’s going on inside our heads.
Press releases • Apr 29, 2016 15:36 BST
The herbs peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender have been proven to have an impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits displayed for older people, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Press releases • Apr 14, 2016 14:33 BST
Tamsin Saxton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria, writes about beards for The Conversation.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2016 15:20 GMT
Tamsin Saxton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria, writes about attraction for The Conversation.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2015 00:00 GMT
Dr Larry Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, explains how new research which suggests that some languages like Mandarin require the brain to work in an entirely different way to languages such as English
Press releases • Oct 27, 2014 00:00 GMT
A Northumbria University academic is taking part in a BBC Radio 3 debate as part of the station’s Free Thinking festival.