Psychology
School of Life Sciences

Prof. Giuliana Mazzoni

Giuliana Mazzoni

Director of Research

Department of Psychology

  • Profile
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Key publications
  • Public engagement

Profile

Academic responsibilities

  • Founding Member, The Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS)
  • Associate Editor, Applied Cognitive Psychology 
  • Member, Health and Clinical Neuroscience Centre
  • Member, Senior Management Team
  • Member, DRC; Steering Committee; Department Strategy Committee; Workload Committee; Faculty Board.
  • Director of Research

Additional

  • Member of the Program in Placebo Studies, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Director, MaMRI (Media and Memory Research Inititive), University of Hull 

Teaching

  • Pioneers of Modern Psychology (Year 1, Module leader)
  • False Memories (Year 3, Module leader)

Research

Research interests

  • The Placebo and Nocebo effects.
  • Memory and memory distortions.
  • Autobiographical memory and confabulations.
  • Cognitive and behavioural consequences of suggestion.
  • Metacognitive processes in the normal population and in clinical patients.
  • Eyewitness testimony.

Click here for the Memory Lab pages

Professional Bodies

  • Societa" Italiana di Psicologia Giuridica (Italian Psychology and Law Society). Honorary Member
  • Psychonomic Society
  • APS
  • Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

Grants

        External Research Support

  • 2015-2018 Examining the role of autobiographical belief and alternate mechanisms in explaining the effect of suggesting childhood events on subsequent behaviour. Scoboria A (PI);Mazzoni, G., Otgaar, H. (CI), Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada. $97,290 (Cdn). 
  • 2013-2014 Wellcome Trust. The Not Knowns. SJ Dickinson, PI
  • 2011-2012 British Academy. Non-believed Memories. G.Mazzoni PI
  • 2011-2013 FCT (Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia), Portugal. Increasing pshysical activity in older adults: A test of two different interventions in primary care settings. (Promoção da actividade física em idosos nos cuidados de saúde primaries). C.Carvalho,PI
  • 2009-2012 SSHRCC (Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada). Examining the role of autobiographical belief and alternate mechanisms in explaining the effect of suggesting childhood events on subsequent behaviour. A. Scoboria PI.

  • 2008-2009 British Academy. Does intentional suppression exist? G. Mazzoni PI
  • 2008. U of Windsor Internal Grant, A. Scoboria, PI
  • 2009-2010 British  Academy. The Neuroscience of Metacognition: Integrating Brain Imaging, Neuropsychological and Behavioural Data. G. Mazzoni PI
  • 2007-2008   ESRC grant. Mental Control and the Self: Ironic Effects of Thought Suppression on the Perception, Behaviour, and Memories of the Self. N.Wyer, PI
  • 2006-2007  ESRC grant. The effect of gender observation and information on Psychogenic Symptoms. G. Mazzoni, PI
  • 2006-2009  ESRC CASE studentship on Memory deficits and memory complaints in temporal and frontal lobe epileptic patients. G. Mazzoni, Director of studies.
  • 2005-2008  ESRC grant. Dissociation and cognitive inhibition as correlates of hypnotic suggestibility”. Z.Dienes, PI. 

      Internal Research Support· 

  • 2013-2016. PhD studentship, University of Hull 80th anniversary.
  • 2011-2014 PhD studentship, University of Hull 80th anniversary.
  • 2009 – Departmental funds for a part-time RA.
  • 2008-2011. PhD studentship, University of Hull 80th anniversary.

Collaborations: For the list of recent collaborations click here

Key publications

Selected publications 2008-2016

For the complete list of publications click here.

Professional Bodies

  • Societa" Italiana di Psicologia Giuridica, Honorary Member
  • Psychonomic Society
  • APS
  • Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

Public engagement

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