Prof Nigel Holt BSc (Anhrydedd, Reading); PhD (Efrog); CPsychol
Nigel Holt joined the psychology department as a senior lecturer in psychology in September, 2012. He was awarded his PhD from University of York after which he worked in industry for a short spell before returning to academia as a research fellow in auditory psychology at University of Reading.His interests have developed and changed considerably since becoming Head of Psychology and have a focus on both recruitment of students as well as raising awareness of psychology as a subject in the UK and further afield. His interests in personal tutoring, student support, mental health of students, transition from school and college to University and how international students integrate and can be supported are central to his role and are becoming a much more central component of his work.
Head of Psychology
Cognitive Psychology Applications of Psychology Introduction to Psychology
Nigel's main research topics are in the relationship between sound and different aspects of cognition including memory, attention and performance. He has many other research interests including most recently, the perception of time and the psychology of cycling and transport.
Depression. Palgrave Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2014.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Palgrave Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2014.
Schizophrenia. Palgrave Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2013.
L'environnement sonore au travail. In (eds) Le confort au travail : Que nous apprend la psychologie environnementale ? Presses de l'Université Laval Cadair2013.
AQA GCSE Psychology 4th Edition Understanding Psychology. 4th edn, Hodder Education Cadair2012.
Psychology: The science of Mind and Behaviour. 2nd edn, McGraw-Hill Education Cadair2012.
Issues, Debates and Approaches in Psychology. Palgrave Insights in Psychology series Springer Nature Cadair2012.
Adolescence and Adulthood: Transitions and Transformations. Palgrave Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2012.
Anomalistic Psychology. Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2012.
Noise in the workplace. In (ed) Comfort in the workplace. Éditions L'Harmattan Cadair2012.
A2 Psychology: The Study Guide. Crown House Publishing Cadair2011.
Spectral filtering characteristics of a Motorcycle Helmet. 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle 2011, Procedings. 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. 10.1121/1.3595512 Cadair2011.
The experimental measurement of motorcycle noise. 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Cadair2011.
Motorcycle helmets and the frequency dependence of temporary hearing threshold shift. 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Cadair2011.
Biological Rhythms. Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2011.
The effects of windscreen flow on noise in motorcycle helmets. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. POMA - 161st Meeting Acoustical Society of America. Cadair2011.
Know your enemy: Psychology teaching and the art of war. 2011 Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology. Cadair2011.
The sources and effects of noise exposure in motorcyling. 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Cadair2011.
Psychology of the Media. Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2010.
Intelligence and Learning. Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2010.
Health Psychology. Springer Nature Cadair2010.
Forensic Psychology. Insights in Psychology 1st edn, Springer Nature Cadair2010.
The Psychology of Relationships. Palgrave Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2010.
Research Methods and Statistics. Palgrave Insights in Psychology Springer Nature Cadair2010.
Psychology of Addictive Behaviour. Palgrave Insights in Psychology series Springer Nature, Basingstoke Cadair2010.
A2 Psychology 2008 AQA A Specification: The Student's Textbook. Crown House Publishing Cadair2009.
Research with People: Theory, Plans, and Practicals. Springer Nature Cadair2009.
Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour. 1st edn, McGraw-Hill Education Cadair2008.
AS Level Psychology: The Study Guide. Crown House Publishing Cadair2008.
AS Psychology: Student's Textbook AQA 'A' Specification. Crown House Publishing Cadair2008.
Using podcasts to enhance learning and teaching. PLAT 2008. Cadair2008.
Podcasting in higher education: Evaluation pointers for the use of electronic media as supplementary learning. 2nd International Conference on Virtual Learning. Cadair2007.
The Problem with People: Faces, figures and vulnerable road users. 71st RoSPA Road Safety Congress. Cadair2006.
Perception of Reverberant Speech: Experiments in Virtual Auditory Conditions. Cadair2001.