Email
    ppollux@lincoln.ac.uk
    Telephone
    01522 88 6360
    Post
    University of Lincoln
    Brayford Pool
    Lincoln
    Lincolnshire
    LN6 7TS
    United Kingdom

    Dr Petra Pollux

    Senior Lecturer

    School of Psychology
    College of Social Science

    About Petra Pollux

    After training as a youth welfare worker, I continued my studies at the University of Utrecht (NL) and completed my MA (supervised by Prof E. de Haan, University of Amsterdam) during a placement at the Psychiatric Institute Vincent van Gogh Venray (The Netherlands). My PhD focused on executive functions and cognitive deficits in patients with Parkinson’s disease (EE: Prof. J. Harris, University of Reading). I have been employed at the University of Lincoln since 1997.

    Department Responsibilities

    PhD and MSc project supervision, Module co-ordinator for Basic Research Skills and Methods/ Advanced Research Skills and Methods (MSc Forensic Psychology) , Module team member Fantasy Neuroscience (UG level 3), Cognition (UG level 2); Advanced Multivariate design and Statistics (UG level 3), RS2 (UG level 2).
    Lab-director, Erasmus coordinator Psychology.

    Subject Specialism

    Social and Cognitive neuroscience, Social attention and Cognitive flexibility, Event-related potentials (ERP)

    Qualifications

    • Higher Vocational Education Youth-welfare, Rijkshogeschool Maastricht, The Netherlands
    • BSc Psychology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    • MA clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    • PhD in Psychology, University of Lincoln (Lincolnshire and Humberside), Hull.

    Professional Affiliations

    • Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
    • British Neuropsychology Society (BNS)

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research Projects

    • The Cognitive Daisy Project — Awarded £4,500 by College Research Fund, Impact Fund, University of Lincoln in 2016
    • The role of motor regions in emotion recognition — Awarded £3,000 by College Research Fund, University of Lincoln in 2013

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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