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Professor Bruce Hood

Professor Bruce Hood

Professor Bruce Hood
MA, MPhil(Dund), PhD(Cantab)

Professor of Developmental Psychology in Society

Area of research

Cognitive Development

Office 3D28
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8570

Research summary

My research interests include:

  • Cognitive development from a neuroscience perspective.
  • Face and gaze processing.
  • Inhibitory control of thoughts and actions.
  • Spatial representation and action.
  • Naïve theories.
  • The origin of adult magical reasoning from children’s natural intuitions.

Current grants

  • The Immortality Project (2013-2015): Relationship between Mind-Body Dualism & Belief in the After-Life

PHD students supervised

  • Kate Longestaffe

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Recent publications

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