Professor Nigel Holt joined the psychology department from Bath Spa University as a senior lecturer in psychology in September, 2012. Nigel 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.
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.
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.
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Professor Holt’s publications include
Irons, C., Holt, N., Lewis, R. (eds) 2014. Depression. Palgrave Insights in Psychology, Palgrave Macmillan
Davey, G., Dash, S., Meeten, F., Holt, N., Lewis, R. (eds) 2014. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Palgrave Insights in Psychology, Palgrave Macmillan