Steve Dewhurst

Professor Stephen Dewhurst

Professor of Cognitive Psychology

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Life Sciences

Qualifications

  • PhD (Lancaster University)

Summary

Steve Dewhurst joined the University of Hull in September 2010, having previously worked in the Department of Psychology at Lancaster University.

His main research interests focus on the structure, processes, functions, and conscious experience of human memory.

Journal Article

Investigating the influence of music training on verbal memory

Taylor, A. C., & Dewhurst, S. A. (2017). Investigating the influence of music training on verbal memory. Psychology of music, 45(6), 814-820. https://doi.org/10.1177/0305735617690246

Individual differences in susceptibility to false memories: The effect of memory specificity

Dewhurst, S. A., Anderson, R. J., Berry, D. M., & Garner, S. R. (2018). Individual differences in susceptibility to false memories: The effect of memory specificity. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71(7), 1637-1644. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2017.1345961

Simulation, false memories, and the planning of future events.

Dewhurst, S. A., Anderson, R. J., Grace, L., & Howe, D. (2019). Simulation, false memories, and the planning of future events. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(1), 26-36. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000575

Thinking aloud: an exploration of cognitions in professional snooker

Welsh, J. C., Dewhurst, S. A., & Perry, J. L. (2018). Thinking aloud: an exploration of cognitions in professional snooker. Psychology of sport and exercise, 36, (197-208). doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.03.003. ISSN 1469-0292

Putting false memories into context: The effects of odour contexts on correct and false recall

Woods, J. A., & Dewhurst, S. A. (2019). Putting false memories into context: The effects of odour contexts on correct and false recall. Memory, 27(3), 379-386. doi:10.1080/09658211.2018.1512632

Postgraduate supervision

Professor Dewhurst welcomes applications to investigate any aspect of human memory.

Completed PhD's

Joshua Woods, Putting False Memories into Context. Exploring the Valence of Contextual Information for Memories of Events that Never Occurred (June 2012).

Ellen R Swannell, The Development of Phonological and Semantic False Memories (July 2010).

Lauren M Knott, Investigating the Roles of Controlled and Automatic Processes in Remembering and Knowing (March 2008).

Craig Thorley, Collaborative False Remembering (November 2007).

Current PhD supervisions

David Howe, Implicit and Explicit Attitudinal Consequences of False Autobiographical Memories and Beliefs.

Lydia Grace, Autobiographical Memory and the Self in Dysphoria.

James Welsh, Talent in Sport: A Psychosocial and Cognitive Model.