Mr Joshua Payne

Job Role
Lecturer In Cognitive Psychology
Room
M308

Biography

Josh joined Wrexham Glyndŵr University in 2018 as a Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology, following nine years at Bangor University, where he gained a degree in Psychology with Child and Language Development before going on to complete a 1 + 3 ESRC-funded DTC studentship in Bilingualism, including an MSc in Psychological Research, with PhD submission pending for January 2019.

Josh’s primary field of study is cognitive neuroscience with a specific interest in language processing, vocabulary learning, and bilingualism, and more general interests in neurodegenerative disorders and stroke. Josh also has an interest in Education and is currently working on a GwE-funded project to develop a new KS4 target-setting tool for Welsh Government as a member of the Collaborative Institute of Education Research, Innovation and Impact, Bangor University. Josh also plays the bass and makes a cracking lemon meringue pie.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Child and Language Development

MSc Psychological Research

PhD Bilingualism (submission pending)

Research

Language processing, bilingualism, neurodegenerative disorders, Education, advanced statistical methods.

Courses

PSY408: Introduction to Research Design

PSY504: Cognitive Psychology

PSY508: Advanced Research Design

PSY615: Psychology of Religion

Publications

Payne, J. S. & Tainturier, M-J. (2018). tDCS Facilitation of Picture Naming: Item-specific, task general, or neither? Frontiers in Neuroscience12, Article 549.  

ap Gruffudd, G. S., Spencer, L. H., Payne, J. S., Wilde, A., Watkins, R., Jones, S. W., … O’Connor, B (2017). REAP: Rethinking Educational Attainment and Poverty – in Rural Wales (Commissioned Report). ISBN: 978-1-84220-168-8.