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Andy Field
Professor of Quantitative Methods (Psychology)
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Research summary

  • Environmental influences on fear and anxiety during early childhood: including parenting, media, temperament. Key current collaborators:

Research Grants

  • 2017-2021 $2,497,218 NIH. Emerging Relations Between Attention and Negative Affect in the First Two Years of Life. Co-Investigator with Koraly Perez-Edgar (PI, Penn State, USA), Kristin Buss (MPI, Penn State, USA), Vanessa LoBue (MPI, Rutgers, USA).
  • 2012-2015 £261,691 ESRC ES/J00751X/1 Project Grant (3 Years). The role of vicarious learning in preventing and treating children's fears. Chris Askew (Kingston University) is principal investigator and I am the co-investigator.
  • 2012-2014 £241,201 NIHR RfPB. Using expressive writing interventions to promote health in women after birth. Susan Ayers (PI) at City University is the principal investigator and I am one of many co-investigators.
  • 2007-2010 £285,064, ESRC Project Grant. Parental Anxiety: Cognitive-Behavioural Processes in the Intergenerational Transmission of Fear to Children. PI with Sam Cartwright-Hatton (University of Manchester) as co-applicant.
  • 2005-2007 £15,234, ESRC Research Seminars: Child Anxiety: Developments in Theory and Treatment. PI with Sam Cartwright-Hatton (Manchester), Shirley Reynolds (UEA) Cathy Creswell (Reading) as co-applicants.
  • 2002-2005 £130,825, ESRC Project Grant: The role of information in the development of fear beliefs. PI with Robin Banerjee (Sussex) as co-applicant.
  • 2000-2001 £37,089, Unilever plc.: Attentional processes in Evaluative Conditioning. Sole applicant.