Dr. Nikola Bridges

Dr. Nikola Bridges


School of Psychology

Darwin Building, DB220

+44 (0) 1772 89 3879

Subject Areas: Neuroscience and Neuropsychology

Nikola Bridges completed a BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience and a PhD in Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire. She is currently course leader for the Neuroscience and Neuropsychology degree programmes.

Nikola is research active within the area of psychology and is a member of the Health Psychology Research Group.

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Neuroscience

Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Neuropsychology

PS3020 Neuropsychological Disorders and Techniques

PS3025 Brain, Treatments and Behaviour (Module Leader)

PS2850 Topics and Techniques in Neuroscience

PS2860 Physiology: Organisms and their Environment

PS2800 Forensic Psychology

PS2010 Psychological Research Methods 1: Design and Quantitative Analysis (Physiological lab tutor)

PS1035 Foundations of Neuroscience (Module Leader)

Supervision for BSc and MSc projects

PhD supervision

Personal Tutor


Hadjiefthyvoulou, Florentia, Fisk, John, Montgomery, Catharine and Bridges, Nikola Jane (2012) Self-reports of Executive Dysfunction in Current Ecstasy/Polydrug Users. Cognitive And Behavioral Neurology, 25 (3). pp. 128-138. ISSN 1543-3633 Item not available from this repository.

Hadjiefthyvoulou, Florentia, Fisk, John, Montgomery, Catharine and Bridges, Nikola Jane (2011) Prospective memory functioning among ecstasy/polydrug users: evidence from the Cambridge Prospective Memory Test (CAMPROMPT). Psychopharmacology, 215 (4). pp. 761-774. ISSN 0033-3158 Item availability may be restricted.

More publications

Research Activities

Nikola's research interests include stress and anxiety. More specifically, she is interested in sex differences in the emergence, symptomology and treatment of anxiety disorders. Current projects include the psychophysiological responses to stress, particularly during acute naturalistic stressors. In addition, Nikola is involved in projects assessing executive function in drug users and also the psychophysiological responses of lonely individuals to social threats.


Member of the British Neuroscience Association.

Member of the Higher Education Academy.


BSc (Hons) Neuroscience (UCLan), 2001

PhD Psychology (UCLan), 2006