Jeannie teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate cognitive psychology modules and on the postgraduate research methods module. She supervises undergraduate and postgraduate student projects for students completing taught programmes and supervises students undertaking MSc by Research and PhD degrees. Jeannie also assists in delivering training workshops to PhD students.
Jeannie has published articles on dyslexia and eye movement that has focused on examining differences between skilled and dyslexic readers on a variety of visual/language based tasks. She has also published work on other aspects of cognition relating to memory, attention and distraction.
Jeannie entered academia after several years of working in the public sector. She returned to study as a mature student following refresher courses and commenced working at the University of Central Lancashire following obtaining her PhD in 2004.
- PhD Psychology, University of Liverpool, 2004
- BSc (Hons) Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2000
- Visual attention and distraction
- Eye movements and reading
- Sleep and cognition
- Mindfulness, Mind-Wandering and Creativity
- Dyslexia and reading and implicit learning
- Member of the British Psychology Society and the Experimental Psychology Society.