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Dr Angela Rowe
Dr Angela Rowe
Reader in Social Cognitive Psychology
My research focuses on the influence of relational schemata of different attachment qualities on perceptions of attachment phenomena, at both information processing and behavioural levels.
- British Academy research grant (£4,959). “Selective attention to attachment threatening stimuli as a function of attachment style” (2003). Principal Investigator.
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Grant (RES-062-23-0052, £359,815) in collaboration with Ian Penton-Voak and Casimir Ludwig “Adult attachment and the perceptual processing of facial expressions of emotion” (2006). Principal Investigator.
- British Academy research grant (SG – 43494 for £6059) in collaboration with Marcus Munafò “Attentional training and attachment anxiety in adults” (2006). Principal Investigator.
- Nuffield Foundation grant (SGS/33904, £7,494) with Kathy Carnelley. “Adult Attachment and the Inhibition of Dispositional and Primed-Style-Incongruent Information” (2007). Principal Investigator.
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Abigail Millings. “Adult attachment, partner caregiving, and parenting”. (RES). (2008).
- The Wellcome Trust Vacation Scholarship for Ruta Marcinkeviciute (in collaboration with Robbie Cooper): “The perceptual integration of facial signals from eye gaze and emotional expression: a test of two hypotheses”. (2008).
- The Wellcome Trust Vacation Scholarship for Izumi Kurokawa: Physical separation from primary attachment figures and emotional self-reliance: Attachment styles in Boarders versus day pupils at a British boarding school”. (2009).
- The Leverhulme Trust research grant (f/00 180/AL, £85, 859) in collaboration with Katherine Carnelley (Principle Investigator), Erica Hepper and Rich Gramzow “Symbolic closeness to attachment networks: Roles of stress and imposed closeness”(2010).
I did my undergraduate degree in Applied Psychology at Cardiff University and stayed there to do a PhD. in social psychology with Dr. Kathy Carnelley. I was awarded a doctorate in January 2001 and joined the Department of Experimental Psychology in 1999.
PhD students supervised
- Sally Easton (Year 3)
- Felix carter (Year 1)
I study the way that prior close relationship experiences (represented in attachment relational schemas) become activated by situational and environmental cues and function to guide behaviour, cognition and affect in new or potential new relationships.
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- Millings, AK, Hepper, E, Hart, C, Swift, L & Rowe, ACM, 2016, Holding back the tears: Individual differences in adult crying proneness reflect attachment orientation and attitudes to crying. Frontiers in Psychology, vol 7.
- Rowe, A, Shepstone, LLS, Carnelley, K, Cavanagh, K & Millings, AK, 2016, Attachment Security and Self-compassion Priming Increase the Likelihood that First-time Engagers in Mindfulness Meditation Will Continue with Mindfulness Training. Mindfulness, vol 7., pp. 642-650
- Millings, A, Morris, J, Rowe, A, Easton, S, Martin, S, Majoe, D & Mohr, C, 2015, Can the effectiveness of an online stress management program be augmented by wearable sensor technology?. Internet Interventions.
- Morris, J, Firkins, A, Millings, A, Mohr, C, Redford, P & Rowe, A, 2015, Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety and insomnia in a higher education context. Anxiety, Stress and Coping.
- Carnelley, K, Otway, L & Rowe, A, 2015, The effects of attachment priming on depressed and anxious mood. clinical psychological science.
- Easton, S, Mohr, C, Millings, A, Morris, J & Rowe, A, 2014, Relationships between dispositional attachment orientation and trait schizotypy remain stable over a 4-week period of stress, with or without stress management intervention. Personality and Individual Differences.
- Theodoridou, A, Penton-Voak, IS & Rowe, AC, 2013, A direct examination of the effect of intranasal administration of oxytocin on approach-avoidance motor responses to emotional stimuli.. PloS one, vol 8.
- Hall, JR, Tritton, T, Rowe, ACM, Pipe, AG, Melhuish, CR & Leonards, UB, 2013, Perception of own and robot engagement in human-robot interactions and their dependence on robotics knowledge. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol 62., pp. 392-399
- Lockwood, P, Millings, A, Hepper, E & Rowe, AC, 2013, If I Cry, Do You Care? Individual Differences in Empathy Moderate the Facilitation of Caregiving Words After Exposure to Crying Faces. Journal of Individual Differences, vol 34., pp. 41-47
- Wilkinson, LL, Rowe, AC & Heath, GH, 2013, Eating me up inside: Priming attachment security and anxiety, and their effects on snacking. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, vol 30., pp. 795-804
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