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Prof Nick Neave


Department: Psychology

Nick Neave Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255Dr Nick Neave is an Associate Professor within the Department of Psychology. He is Faculty Director of Ethics and Chair of the Faculty Research Ethics Committee. He contributes to the teaching at Undergraduate level, acting as Module Tutor for 'Parapsychology', 'Evolutionary Psychology', and 'Hormones & Behaviour'. At Postgraduate level he teaches on modules associated with the M.Res, and delivers a Media Skills Training Course for Postgraduate Researchers.


Neurosciences PhD June 30 1995

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Hoarding behaviours

Psychological characteristics of soccer officials

2D:4D finger length ratio

Superstitious and conspiracy belief

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • An exploratory factor analysis of the Nerdy Personality Attributes Scale in a sample of self-identified nerds/geeks, Finister, C., Pollet, T., Neave, N. 22 Feb 2021, In: The Social Science Journal
  • Conspiracist beliefs, intuitive thinking, and schizotypal facets, Denovan, A., Dagnall, N., Drinkwater, K., Parker, A., Neave, N. 1 Nov 2020, In: Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychometric assessment of the Generic Conspiracist Beliefs Scale, Drinkwater, K., Dagnall, N., Denovan, A., Neave, N. 19 Mar 2020, In: PLoS One
  • Referee height influences decision making in British football leagues, McCarrick, D., Brewer, G., Lyons, M., Pollet, T., Neave, N. Dec 2020, In: BMC psychology
  • The psychological benefits of Circus Skills Training (CST) in schoolchildren, Neave, N., Johnson, A., Whelan, K., McKenzie, K. 1 Oct 2020, In: Theatre, Dance and Performance Training
  • There is more than one type of hoarder, McKellar, K., Sillence, E., Neave, N., Briggs, P. 2020, In: Interacting with Computers
  • Digital hoarding behaviours: measurement and evaluation, Neave, N., Briggs, P., McKellar, K., Sillence, E. 1 Jul 2019, In: Computers in Human Behavior
  • Exploring aspects of the cognitive behavioural model of physical hoarding in relation to digital hoarding behaviours, Thorpe, S., Bolster, A., Neave, N. 2019, In: Digital Health
  • Personality characteristics of UK Association Football referees, McCarrick, D., Wolfson, S., Neave, N. 11 Nov 2019, In: Journal of Sport Behavior
  • The development and assessment of a new questionnaire to assess beliefs in life after death, Murphy-Morgan, C., Neave, N., Cooper, C. Apr 2019, In: Journal of the Society for Psychical Research

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