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Dr Peter Moseley

Assistant Professor

Department: Psychology

I joined the Psychology Department at Northumbria University in 2019 as a Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow, where I conduct research into psychosis and psychotic-like experiences. Specifically, I aim to understand the cognitive and neural basis of auditory hallucinations, in clinical and non-clinical groups.

I studied for my BSc Psychology (2010), MSc Cognitive Neuroscience (2011), and PhD in Psychology (2014) at Durham University. I then took up a lectureship at the University of Central Lancashire in January 2015, where I taught on both Psychology and Neuroscience undergraduate courses, on research methods, techniques in cognitive neuroscience, and neuropsychological disorders, as well as being an active member of the recently developed Brain Imaging Laboratory. I then worked on a secondment to Durham University (2016-2019), where I worked on research projects investigating the phenomenology of hallucinations, as well as their cognitive and neural basis.


Peter Moseley

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  • Learning to Discern the Voices of Gods, Spirits, Tulpas, and the Dead, Luhrmann, T., Alderson-Day, B., Chen, A., Corlett, P., Deeley, Q., Dupuis, D., Lifshitz, M., Moseley, P., Peters, E., Powell, A., Powers, A. 1 Mar 2023, In: Schizophrenia Bulletin
  • Continuities and Discontinuities in the Cognitive Mechanisms Associated With Clinical and Nonclinical Auditory Verbal Hallucinations, Moseley, P., Alderson-Day, B., Common, S., Dodgson, G., Lee, R., Mitrenga, K., Moffatt, J., Fernyhough, C. 1 Jul 2022, In: Clinical Psychological Science
  • Jingle-jangle? Spiritual voices, absorption, and proneness to hallucinations in Tanya Luhrmann’s “How God Becomes Real”, Moseley, P., Powell, A. 20 May 2022, In: Religion, Brain and Behavior
  • Measurement practices in hallucinations research, Smailes, D., Alderson-Day, B., Hazell, C., Wright, A., Moseley, P. 4 May 2022, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
  • Speech Illusions in People at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis Linked to Clinical Outcome, Hird, E., Ohmuro, N., Allen, P., Moseley, P., Kempton, M., Modinos, G., Sachs, G., van der Gaag, M., de Haan, L., Gadelha, A., Bressan, R., Barrantes-Vidal, N., Ruhrmann, S., Catalan, A., McGuire, P. 14 Dec 2022, In: Schizophrenia Bulletin
  • Varieties of felt presence? Three surveys of presence phenomena and their relations to psychopathology, Alderson-Day, B., Moseley, P., Mitrenga, K., Moffatt, J., Lee, R., Foxwell, J., Hayes, J., Smailes, D., Fernyhough, C. 1 Mar 2022, In: Psychological Medicine
  • Voice-Hearing Across The Continuum: A Phenomenology of Spiritual Voices, Moseley, P., Powell, A., Woods, A., Fernyhough, C., Alderson-Day, B. 1 Sep 2022, In: Schizophrenia Bulletin
  • Cognitive and phenomenological characteristics of hallucination-proneness across the lifespan, Thompson, R., Hallas, L., Moseley, P., Alderson-Day, B. 2 Jan 2021, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
  • Correlates of Hallucinatory Experiences in the General Population: An International Multisite Replication Study, Moseley, P., Aleman, A., Allen, P., Bell, V., Bless, J., Bortolon, C., Cella, M., Garrison, J., Hugdahl, K., Kozakova, E., Laroi, F., Moffatt, J., Say, N., Smailes, D., Suzuki, M., Toh, W., Woodward, T., Zaytseva, Y., Rossell, S., Fernyhough, C. 1 Jul 2021, In: Psychological Science
  • Item-specific overlap between hallucinatory experiences and cognition in the general population: A three-step multivariate analysis of international multi-site data, Chinchani, A., Menon, M., Roes, M., Hwang, H., Allen, P., Bell, V., Bless, J., Bortolon, C., Cella, M., Fernyhough, C., Garrison, J., Kozáková, E., Laroi, F., Moffatt, J., Say, N., Suzuki, M., Toh, W., Zaytseva, Y., Rossell, S., Moseley, P., Woodward, T. 1 Dec 2021, In: Cortex

Georgia Punton The association between sleep health and hallucinations in psychosis and the role of cognitive control mechanisms Start Date: 18/01/2021

Psychology PhD January 31 2015

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