Behaviour, Health and Resilience Research Group

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The Behaviour, Health and Resilience Research Group is an established and expanding research unit, previously constituted as the Applied Psychology Research Unit in 2004. Membership of the group is located in the Department of Psychology of the School of Social, Humanities and Law at Teesside University.

The Behaviour, Health and Resilience Research Group consists of researchers and researcher/practitioners working across various areas of psychology. Areas of specialism include cognitive psychology, social psychology, health psychology, forensic psychology, counselling psychology, clinical psychology, evolutionary psychology and positive psychology.

Research topics in published research by group members include human life-history strategies, food supplementation and cognitive function, attentional interference, face recognition, giving evidence in court, extended contact and romantic relationships, behavioural cyber security and moral decision-making.

The Behaviour, Health and Resilience Research Group is committed to addressing real-world challenges, for example by assessing and improving psychological function in physical health conditions, mental-health conditions, interview practices in forensic settings, and decision-making and data analysis in health settings.

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Hate Medicine & Life Sciences
hate crime Social Sciences
Crime Medicine & Life Sciences
Emotions Medicine & Life Sciences
Decision Making Medicine & Life Sciences
Epilepsy Medicine & Life Sciences
Impulsive Behavior Medicine & Life Sciences
Posture Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

Open Access
Ginkgo biloba
Research Design
Cardiovascular System
Colorectal Neoplasms
Chronic Disease

General Practitioners' attitudes to patients' use of wearable technology

Watt, A., Swainston, K. & Wilson, G., 28 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Digital Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
General Practitioners
Attitude to Health
Biomedical Technology

Press / Media

PhD students gain international recognition

Daniel Eaves, Jonathan Emerson, Jack Binks, Ryan Kenny, Matthew Scott, Paul Van Schaik, Chris Wilson & John Dixon


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media