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.
CIRA Affiliated Projects:
Training in Drug Abuse & HIV Prevention for Female & Transgender Sex Workers
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
Parker, R., Pritchard, V., Holt, N. 2014. Targeted Mental Health in Schools Project Self-Harm: Supporting Students at Risk from Self-Harming Behaviours. 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 08/07/2014 – 13/07/2014.
Beaman, P., Holt, N.J. 2013. L’environnement sonore au travail. In L. Rioux, J. Le Roy, L. Rubens, J. Le Conte (eds), Le confort au travail : Que nous apprend la psychologie environnementale ?, Presses de l’Université Laval
Holt, N.J., Silber, K., Lewis, R. (eds) 2013. Schizophrenia. Palgrave Insights in Psychology, Palgrave Macmillan
Holt, N.J. (ed) 2012. Adolescence and Adulthood: Transitions and Transformations. Palgrave Insights in Psychology, Palgrave Macmillan
Holt, N., Simmonds-Moore, C., Luke, D., French, C., Holt, N.J., Lewis, R. (eds) 2012. Anomalistic Psychology. Insights in Psychology, Palgrave Macmillan
Holt, N.J., Fairholm, I., Lewis, R. (eds) 2012. Issues, Debates and Approaches in Psychology. Palgrave Insights in Psychology series, Palgrave Macmillan
Beaman, C.P., Holt, N. 2012. Noise in the workplace. In M. Pierette (ed), Comfort in the workplace., Éditions L’Harmattan
Holt, N.J., Bremner, A., Sutherland, E., Vliek, M., Passer, M., Smith, R. 2012. Psychology: The science of Mind and Behaviour., McGraw-Hill Education