Year 2: Cognitive and Neuropsychology (unit lead)
Year 3: Project supervision
MSc Conversion: Dissertation (unit lead)
PhD students (in progress):
Second supervisor for Rachel Zieme.
The effect of stress on prefrontal activity and emotion recognition.
Second supervisor for Katrin Diconne.
The effect of emotional stimuli on prospective memory.
My research interests include
Dr Emma Davies, Oxford Brookes University
Dr Lubna Ahmed, St Mary's University College
Dr Maribel Cordero, Manchester Metropolitan University
Prof Kate Michalopoulou, Panteion University, Athens
AE. Paltoglou, WL. Morys-Carter, EL. Davies (2019). From Anxiety to Confidence: Exploring the Measurement of Statistics Confidence and its Relationship with Experience, Knowledge and Competence within Psychology Undergraduate Students. Psychology Learning and Teaching.
EL. Davies, AE. Paltoglou (2019). Public self-consciousness, pre-loading and drinking harms among university students. Subst Use Misuse. 54(5), pp.747-757.
A. Paltoglou (2017). Using Virtual Reality to Understand and Treat Depression. Journal of Psychiatry and Behaviour Therapy. 1(1), pp.1-4.
EL. Davies, AE. Paltoglou, DR. Foxcroft (2017). Implicit alcohol attitudes predict drinking behaviour over and above intentions and willingness in young adults but willingness is more important in adolescents: Implications for the Prototype Willingness Model. British Journal of Health Psychology. 22(2), pp.238-253.
WL. Molys-Carter, AE. Paltoglou, EL. Davies (2015). Vertical Enhancement of Second-Year Psychology Research. Psychology Teaching Review. 21(1), pp.68-72.
EL. Davies, AE. Paltoglou, WL. Molys-Carter (2015). Helping students to climb the mountain: a study to inform the development of a resource to improve the learning of statistics in Psychology. Psychology Teaching Review. 21(1), pp.56-67.
AE. Paltoglou, P. Neri (2012). Attentional control of sensory tuning in human visual perception. J Neurophysiol. 107(5), pp.1260-1274.
AE. Paltoglou, CJ. Sumner, DA. Hall (2011). Mapping feature-sensitivity and attentional modulation in human auditory cortex with functional magnetic resonance imaging. European Journal of Neuroscience. 33(9), pp.1733-1741.
AE. Paltoglou, CJ. Sumner, DA. Hall (2009). Examining the role of frequency specificity in the enhancement and suppression of human cortical activity by auditory selective attention. Hearing Research. 257(1-2), pp.106-118.
DA. Hall, AE. Paltoglou (2009). FMRI of the central auditory system. In: Functional MRI Techniques. Neuromethods Series Humana Press Inc, New Jersey, pp.537-569.
H. Ali, AE. Paltoglou, MI. Cordero, A. Makdani, F. McGlone, et al. What’s in a hug? Understanding the role of C-tactile afferents in the encoding of static social touch. Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care,
L. Ward, J. Nightingale, A. Paltoglou, M. Cordero, C. Murgatroyd The Effect of Stress on Prefrontal Activity and Emotion Recognition, Pilot Study. Windermere, 5/9/2018.
AE. Paltoglou, EL. Davies, S. Kumar The effects of working memory load and alcohol-related cues on attentional control in social drinkers. Windermere, UK, 6/9/2017.
AE. Paltoglou, EL. Davies, S. Kumar The effect of emotion on inhibition: an ERP study. Windermere, UK, 7/9/2016.
L. Ahmed, AE. Paltoglou Processing emotional information from faces and bodies. Paphos, Cyprus, 17/9/2015.
AE. Paltoglou, N. Peter Attentional effects on sensory tuning when attending to visual motion. Dunkield, UK, 19/3/2010.
AE. Paltoglou, DA. Hall Selective attention to spatial and non-spatial sound features measured with fMRI. Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 16/2/2008.
AE. Paltoglou, DA. Hall Attentional modulation of frequency-sensitive regions of human auditory cortex measured with fMRI. Belton Woods, Grantham. UK, 17/9/2006.
AE. Paltoglou, DA. Hall The azimuthal distribution of spatial attention using ITD cues. London, 5/1/2006.
KL. Roberts, A. Todd, AE. Paltoglou Auditory spatial attention: influence of stimulus presentation method. Cardiff, UK, 12/9/2005.
AE. Paltoglou The effects of tonal context and musical training on the development of short-term memory for melodies in children and adolescents. Leipzig, Germany, 5/5/2005.
AE. Paltoglou (2019). Self-determined Lowry. Psychologist. 32, App-App.
A. Paltoglou (2019). Creating 24 hours of peace. Psychologist. 32, App-App.
AE. Paltoglou (2019). Diagnosis difficulties. The Psychologist. 32, 3-3.
AE. Paltoglou (2019). Where does inspiration come from?. The Psychologist. 32, 69-69.
AE. Paltoglou, RD. Lowe (2018). Cycling research gathering momentum here at Manchester Met Psychology. MMU Psychology blog.
AE. Paltoglou (2014). BPS meeting on transitions. VESPR Project Blog.
Brain and Cognition
Studies in Educational Evaluation
Psychology of Music
Prism: Casting New Light on Learning, Theory and Practice
MMU funding for a 10-week summer student internship, Awarded January 2018
Carter, W., Davies, E.L. & Paltoglou, A.E. Oxford Brookes Team Teaching Fellowship Award (£15,000) Vertical Enhancement of Statistics and Psychology Research, Awarded June 2014.
EPS Grindley Grant for Conference Attendance (£170), Awarded January 2006.
Mariani Scholarship for conference fees, (£150), Awarded May 2005.
Best Research or Dissertation Supervisor, Brookes Union Teaching Awards 2017.