Helen Morgan

Personal Profile

Helen completed a BSc in Psychology here at Bangor University in 2002, then went straight on to study for a doctorate (PhD) in cognitive psychology, which she completed in 2005. She then worked for several years as a Research Officer at Bangor, using brain imaging and brain stimulation techniques to understand cognitive functions like working memory. She subsequently moved to Liverpool John Moores University to take up a lectureship, before returning to Bangor University to join the psychology teaching team as a lecturer.

Teaching Interests

Helen is module organiser for the Year 1 Research Methods module, which uses lectures and practical sessions to teach students the theory and skills needed to conduct research in psychology. She is also module organiser for the Year 1 Applied Psychology module, which examines how psychological theory can be applied in real-world contexts. In addition, Helen supervises undergraduate honours dissertations within her research specialisms. Alongside her teaching roles, Helen is the Employability Tutor for psychology and is a committee member of the Welsh branch of the British Psychological Society.

Research Interests

Helen’s research interests include the relationship between cognitive skills and physical activity, the factors that influence consumer decision-making, and the way that individual cognitive differences relate to academic performance.

Helen's Publications