- BSc (Lancaster University)
- PhD (Lancaster University)
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.
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
Professor Dewhurst welcomes applications to investigate any aspect of human memory.
David Howe. Implicit and explicit attitudinal consequences of false autobiographical memories and beliefs (April 2018).
Lydia Grace. Autobiographical memory and the self in dysphoria (February 2018).
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 supervision:
Joseph Abel. The role of visual imagery in prospective memory.
James Welsh. Talent in sport: A psychosocial and cognitive model.