Group and Political Psychology

Group and Political Psychology


Research in this area focuses upon the use of social psychology to explore issues of interest to individual and group behaviour in society, immigration, political decision-making and implementation of policy.

Research projects in this area include:

  • Exploring ways in which the media presented information about changes to organ donation legislation in Wales and subsequent attitudes toward organ donation (funded by Welsh government)
  • See the Welsh Government report here
  • Research into the effects of terror attacks on attitudes
  • Research examining influences upon voting intentions in the EU Referendum (Brexit) and links to prejudice and political affiliation.
  • Research examining prejudice and authoritarian attitudes toward legal and illegal immigration.

Staff working in this area: