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Dr Amy Newman

Assistant Professor

Department: Psychology

Amy is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology. Her research follows two strands: the evolutionary mechanisms behind partner choice, and victim blaming in sexual assault cases. 

Amy Newman

Evolutionary theories of partner choice

Victim blaming and rape myths

Prevalence of harmful sexual behaviours 

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Consistency of Eye Coloration Across Different Relationship Partners, Newman, A., Pollet, T., McCarty, K., Neave, N., Saxton, T. 1 Jan 2023, In: Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • Seeing it my way: A perspective taking intervention alleviates psychological distress in caregivers of autistic children, Lovell, B., Newman, A., Wetherell, M. 1 Feb 2023, In: Research in Developmental Disabilities
  • Altered Perception of Facially Expressed Tiredness in Insomnia, Akram, U., Sharman, R., Newman, A. 1 Jan 2018, In: Perception
  • Facial resemblance between women's partners and brothers, Saxton, T., Steel, C., Rowley, K., Newman, A., Baguley, T. 1 Jul 2017, In: Evolution and Human Behavior

  • Psychology PhD November 14 2019
  • Psychology MRes June 30 2015
  • Other Courses BSc (Hons) July 01 2014
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2019


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