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Dr David George

Senior Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychology

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of York)
  • PhD (Cardiff University)

Summary

David George is a senior lecturer in psychology who joined the University in January 2011.

He was previously a Royal Society University Research Fellow at Cardiff University and held the position of Visiting Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney in Australia from 2010 to 2017.

Undergraduate

Brain and behaviour 2

Clinical applications of learning theory

Neuroscience techniques

Final year research project

Journal Article

Effects of short-term temperature change in the innocuous range on histaminergic and non-histaminergic acute itch

Lewis, Z., George, D. N., Cowdell, F., & Holle, H. (2019). Effects of short-term temperature change in the innocuous range on histaminergic and non-histaminergic acute itch. Acta dermato-venereologica, 99(2), 188-195. https://doi.org/10.2340/00015555-3077

A computational implementation of a Hebbian learning network and its application to configural forms of acquired equivalence

Robinson, J., George, D. N., & Heinke, D. (2019). A computational implementation of a Hebbian learning network and its application to configural forms of acquired equivalence. Journal of experimental psychology. Animal learning and cognition, 45(3), 356-371. https://doi.org/10.1037/xan0000203

Placebo Analgesia From a Rubber Hand

Coleshill, M. J., George, D. N., & Mazzoni, G. (2017). Placebo Analgesia From a Rubber Hand. Journal of Pain, 18(9), 1067-1077. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2017.04.004

Stimulus similarity affects patterning discrimination learning.

George, D. N. (2018). Stimulus similarity affects patterning discrimination learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition, 44(2), 128-148. https://doi.org/10.1037/xan0000164

More evidence that less is better: Sub-optimal choice in dogs

Chase, R. J., & George, D. N. (2018). More evidence that less is better: Sub-optimal choice in dogs. Learning and Behavior, 46(4), 462-471. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13420-018-0326-1

Research interests

Basic mechanisms of associative and perceptual learning

The interaction between learning and perception

Cognition and perception in dogs

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

An attentional bias approach to understanding and reducing the psychosocial burden of psoriasis

Funder

Psoriasis Association

Grant

£85,006.00

Started

1 January 2019

Status

Ongoing

Postgraduate supervision

Basic mechanisms of associative and perceptual learning

The interaction between learning and perception

Cognition and perception in dogs