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Dr Dan Clark


SENIOR LECTURER IN PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology
0151 291 3820
clarkd@hope.ac.uk

Profile

I am a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Liverpool Hope University. I first completed a BSc (hons) degree in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University and then furthered my studies by obtaining an MRes degree in Psychology Research Methods from the University of York. In 2011, I was awarded my PhD from Nottingham Trent University for my thesis exploring the topic Exclusivity in Memory for Object Location. My research interests are predominantly in the field of Human Cognitive Psychology, with a particular focus on human memory and memory for object location. I am also interested in how multiple memory representations can interact to influence recall accuracy in spatial long term memory, the survival processing effect in memory and the temporal contiguity effect.

My current teaching responsibilities are largely on the Foundations of Psychology module at level C, where I Lead on the first-year foundation in psychology lecture series. In addition to this I co-lead the second-year Research Design and Analysis Quantitative course. I also supervise a range of third year research projects. I am also the First Year Core Course Coordinator, the Senior Assessment Advisor and a member of the Department’s Academic Committee.

I am a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), an Ordinary Committee Member of the BPS Cognitive Section, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Review Editor for Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition.

Journal Articles

Clark, D. P. A. & Bruno, D. (In Press). Time is of the essence: Exploring temporal and spatial organisation in episodic memory. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 

Talamonti, D., Montgomery, C. A., Clark, D. P. A., & Bruno, D. (2020). Age-related prefrontal cortex activation in associative memory: An fNIRS pilot study. NeuroImage222, 117223.

Bruno, D., Reichert Plaska, C., Clark, D. P. A., Zetterberg, H., Blennow, K., Verbeek, M. M., & Pomara, N. (2020). CSF α-synuclein correlates with CSF neurogranin in late-life depression. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1-5.

Harrison, N. R., & Clark, D. P. A. (2020). Mindful awareness, but not acceptance, predicts engagement with natural beauty. Ecopsychology12, 36-43.

McGeough, J., Gallagher-Mitchell, T., Clark, D. P. A ., & Harrison, N. R. (2019). A comparative study of the reliability and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) of a paper-versus app administered resilience scale in Scottish youths. JMIR mHealth and uHealth

Chassy, P., Malone, J. J., & Clark, D. P. A. (2018). A mathematical model of self-organisation in football. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport18(2), 217-228.

Harrison, N.R., & Clark, D. P. A. (2016). The Observing facet of trait mindfulness predicts frequency of aesthetic experiences evoked by the arts. Mindfulness 7, 971-978.

Clark, D. P. A. & Bruno, D. (2016). Fit to last: Exploring the longevity of the survival processing effect. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 1164-1178.

Ferguson, M. A., Henshaw, H., Clark, D. P. A. & Moore, D. R. (2014). Benefits of auditory training in 50-74 year olds with mild hearing loss. Ear & Hearing. 35, e110 - e121.

Clark, D. P. A., Dunn, A. K. & Baguley, T. (2013). Testing the exclusivity effect in location memory. Memory. 21, 512-523. 

Henshaw, H., Clark, D. P. A., Kang, S. & Ferguson, M. A. (2012). Factors affecting PC skill and internet use in 50-74 year olds: an influence of hearing difficulties. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 14

Ferguson, M. A., Henshaw, H., Riley, A., Clark, D. P. A. (2011). Auditory training: does it work in people with hearing loss? International Journal of Audiology. 50, 719.

Quinn, S. Q., Henshaw, H., Clark, D., Falck, C. & Smith, S. (2010). Using the CLOX drawing task to educate the public of the effects of hearing loss. Perception. 39, 1420-1423.

Book Chapters

Clark, D. P. A. (2015). Can survival processing help to preserve our memories? In D. Bruno (Ed.), The Preservation of Memory: Theory and Practice for Clinical and Non-Clinical Populations. Oxford, UK: Psychology Press.