Current PhD Students


Glen Dighton MSc.

Topic: Gambling in UK armed forces veterans



Weike Xia MSc.

Topic: Safety behaviour and overgeneralisation


Xia, W., Dymond, S., Lloyd, K., & Vervliet. B. (2017). Partial reinforcement of avoidance and resistance to extinction in humans. Behaviour Research and Therapy.



Gemma Cameron MSc.

Topic: Neurobehavioural mechanisms of fear and avoidance


Schlund, M. W., Treacher, K., Preston, O., Magee, S. K., Richman, D.M., Brewer, A. T., Cameron, G., & Dymond, S. “Watch out”!: (2017) Effects of instructed threat on human free-operant  approach-avoidance behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 107, 101-122. doi: 10.1002/jeab.238

Cameron, G., Roche, B., Schlund, M.W., & Dymond, S. (2016). Learned, instructed and observed pathways to fear and avoidance. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 50, 106-112. doi: 10.1016/j.btep.201506.003.

Cameron, G., Schlund, M. W. & Dymond, S. (2015). Generalization of socially transmitted and instructed avoidance. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:159. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.0015