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  • The Effect of Mood on Eyewitness Memory 

    Cowan, Georgia
    In the present research, we investigated the effect of participants’ mood during encoding on true and false memory of an event using the misinformation paradigm. In addition, we also examined how the emotional content of ...
  • 'You can't hate yourself thin' Obesity recovery and self-compassion 

    Ottley, Katrin
    Obesity is a major public health concern in the developed, and increasingly in the developing world. One theory aimed at understanding the aetiology of obesity proposes that highly palatable foods may have addictive ...
  • Assessing citizen science in the marine environment 

    Smith, Alessandra Kate
    Citizen science, where the general public is engaged with and participates in a scientific project, is increasingly being recognised as an effective tool for science education, developing knowledge and science skills, ...
  • Interviewing witnesses of serious crime: Assessing current police practices 

    Barrett, Ella Joy
    Eyewitnesses play a vital role in advancing criminal investigations—often providing details that are crucial to apprehending perpetrators or justifying charges. To better align with the evidence base on enhancing episodic ...
  • DNA methylation memory: Understanding epigenetic reprogramming in vertebrates 

    Ortega Recalde, Oscar Javier
    DNA methylation is an epigenetic mark critical for vertebrate development and is associated with numerous cellular and organismal processes including X-chromosome inactivation, genomic imprinting, and regulation of gene ...

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