Associate Dean, Learning & Teaching
Reader in Psychology,
BSc (Hons), MSc, MBA, PhD, PGCert, PFHEA, C.Psychol
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Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA)
I am a Reader in Psychology in the School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, UK. I am also a member of the British Academy of Management (2008–), British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (2006–2008) and The New York Academy of Sciences (2000–2006). I have been a member of The British Psychological Society (since 1998 and C.Psychol since 2008), and a full member of the Division of Occupational Psychology (2009-) and Division of Teachers and Researchers in Psychology (2011-) and in 2011 I was elected to the Fellowship of The British Psychological Society (AFBPsS, 2011) and I am also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
I have a longstanding research interest in ‘social’ cognitive neuroscience. As such, I examine the cognitive factors that moderate our behaviour in groups and I do so from different perspectives. For over a decade, I have examined a range of behavioural moderators e.g., perception of faces, beauty, social status etc and have published extensively in various high impact journals. Recently, I have become interested in exploring ‘applied’ social cognitive neuroscience and use educational or organisational scenarios as a means to examine the cognitive mechanisms of group behaviour in an applied context.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The State of the Art in Student Engagement
Frontiers in Educational Psychology
THIS YEARS PUBLICATIONS (Current H-Index: 26)
Senior C, Howard CD, & Yeats R. (2014). The Future and the Female Academic Leader: Advancing Student Engagement. Frontiers in Educational Psychology. 5:377. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00377
Senior C, Reddy P and Senior R (2014) The relationship between student employability and student engagement: working toward a more unified theory. Front. Psychol. 5:238. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.0023
Gohier B, Senior C, Radua J, El Hage W, Phillips M.L, & Surguladze S.A (2014). Genetic modulation of the response bias to facial displays of anger or happiness. European Psychiatry. 29(4). 197-202.
Senior C and Howard C (2014). Learning in friendship groups: developing students' conceptual understanding through social interaction. Frontiers in Educational Psychology 5:1031. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01031
I am also a member of the editorial boards for the journals, Cognitive Neuroscience, Frontiers in Cognitive Science and Frontiers in Educational Psychology (please contact me if you would like to discuss a potential submission).
Elaine Foley ‘Multimodal imaging of dynamic face perception’ : Successfully defended (04/2012).
Steffen Fixson ‘Salesperson relationship building activities and new retail product offerings’: Successfully defended (12/2012).
Baljit Gill ‘Factors driving mature student participation in higher education’: Due to submit (09/2017).
Holly O’ Broin ‘Selection for short-term project team members: developmental stability as an indicator for effective teamwork skills’: Due to submit (12/2014).
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Dr Carl Senior / Aston University / last updated 07/20.