Projects per year
Lee graduated from Durham University in 2006 with a BSc in Applied Psychology. Following this, he completed an MA in Research Methods (Developmental Psychology) and a PhD in Psychology, under the supervision of Professor Anne Campbell at Durham University. Lee's area of expertise is in Evolutionary Psychology, specifically, how certain behaviours cluster together as adaptive strategies in response to local ecological conditions.
Lee also has an active interest in education. His professional roles before his appointment to Teesside involved working in a secondary school and as a researcher/assessment developer at Durham University's Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM).
Summary of Research Interests
Lee has a variety range of interests that fall broadly into the following areas:
- Evolutionary Psychology and Human Life History Strategies
- Sex Differences in Social and Cognitive Behaviours
- Assessment Design
- Increasing Social Mobility and Reducing Inequality in Educational Outcomes
- Attainment and Progress in Education
Learning and Teaching Interests and Activities
Lee currently delivers material on the following modules:
- PSY2001-N: Psychological Research Design & Analysis 2
- PSY1045-N: Psychobiology, Cognition & Individual Differences
- PSY4041-N: Applied Quantitative Research Methods
What psychological interventions are effective for the management of Persistent Physical Symptoms (PPS): A systematic review.
1/02/21 → 2/07/21
Copping, L. & Cross, C., 6 Apr 2021, (Accepted/In press) 99 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book
The Structure and Invariance of Human Life History Indicators Across the Sexes: An extension of Richardson, Sanning et al., (2017)Richardson, G. B. G., McGee, N. & Copping, L., 23 Dec 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Human Nature. 32, 2
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Sex differences in variability across nations in reading, mathematics and science: a meta-analytic extension of Baye and Monseur (2016)Gray, H., Lyth, A., McKenna, C., Stothard, S., Tymms, P. & Copping, L., 1 Dec 2019, In: Large-scale Assessments in Education. 7, 1, 40 p., 2.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile93 Downloads (Pure)
Copping, L. & Richardson, G. B. G., 17 Aug 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Evolutionary Psychological Science.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
Copping, L., 1 Nov 2018, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Research Papers in Education. 35, 2, p. 0 53 p., 0.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile513 Downloads (Pure)