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Dr Thomas Pollet

Associate Professor

Department: Psychology

Dr. Thomas Pollet obtained his Ph.D. at Newcastle University (UK). He has since worked as Assistant professor at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) in the department of Evolutionary Social Psychology where he taught several courses on evolution and human behavior. He was also employed as Assistant Professor at the VU University Amsterdam (Social and Organizational Psychology) where he carried out teaching and research using an evolutionary framework. From November 2016 to July 2017 he worked for Universiteit Leiden. In July 2017, he took up a post as Associate Professor (Reader) with Northumbria University.

Campus Address

NB.165



Qualifications

Psychology PhD July 01 2009

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Hungry people prefer larger bodies and objects, Saxton, T., McCarty, K., Caizley, J., McCarrick, D., Pollet, T. 1 Jul 2019, In: British Journal of Psychology
  • The visual cues that drive the self-assessment of body size, Irvine, K., McCarty, K., Pollet, T., Cornelissen, K., Tovée, M., Cornelissen, P. 1 Jun 2019, In: Body Image
  • Can people detect ideological stance from facial photographs?, Saxton, T., Hart, S., Desai, L., Pollet, T. 17 Apr 2019, In: Human Ethology
  • Mean trait and on stage personality of stand up comedians, Irwing, P., Cook, C., Pollet, T. 2 Apr 2019, 3rd World Conference on Personality
  • When Better Seems Bigger: Perceived Performance of Adult Professional Football Players Is Positively Associated With Perceptions of Their Body Size, Knapen, J., Pollet, T., Van Vugt, M. 1 Apr 2019, In: Evolutionary Psychology
  • How diverse are the samples used in the journals 'Evolution & Human Behavior' and 'Evolutionary Psychology'?, Pollet, T., Saxton, T. 12 Mar 2019, In: Evolutionary Psychological Science
  • Emotion recognition from body movement and gesture in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is improved by situational cues, Metcalfe, D., McKenzie, K., McCarty, K., Pollet, T. 1 Mar 2019, In: Research in Developmental Disabilities
  • A preliminary investigation into the relationship between empathy, autistic like traits and emotion recognition, Martin, R., McKenzie, K., Metcalfe, D., Pollet, T., McCarty, K. 15 Jan 2019, In: Personality and Individual Differences
  • Distorted body image influences body schema in individuals with negative bodily attitudes, Irvine, K., McCarty, K., McKenzie, K., Pollet, T., Cornelissen, K., Tovée, M., Cornelissen, P. Jan 2019, In: Neuropsychologia
  • Do red objects enhance sexual attractiveness? No evidence from two large replications, Pollet, T., Costello, J., Groeneboom, L., Peperkoorn, L., Wu, J. Jan 2019, In: Displays

PGR Supervision

Alexandra Thompson Start: 01/10/2018


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