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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
  • 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
  • Are attitudinal and perceptual body image the same or different?, Cornelissen, K., Widdrington, H., Mccarty, K., Pollet, T., Tovée, M., Cornelissen, P. 17 Aug 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
  • Comedians’ trait level and stage personalities, Irwing, P., Cook, C., Pollet, T., Hughes, D. 13 Aug 2019, In: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • 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
  • 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
  • How diverse are the samples used in the journals 'Evolution & Human Behavior' and 'Evolutionary Psychology'?, Pollet, T., Saxton, T. 1 Sep 2019, In: Evolutionary Psychological Science
  • Hungry people prefer larger bodies and objects, Saxton, T., McCarty, K., Caizley, J., McCarrick, D., Pollet, T. 2 Aug 2019, In: British Journal of Psychology
  • Mean trait and on stage personality of stand up comedians, Irwing, P., Cook, C., Pollet, T. 2 Apr 2019

PGR Supervision

Alexandra Thompson Start: 01/10/2018


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