Staff profile

Dr Malcolm Schofield

Lecturer in Psychology


College of Life and Natural Sciences


School of Human Sciences



I am a Lecturer in Psychology and the module leader for Advanced Quantitative Research Methods on the MRes Psychology programme.

Teaching responsibilities

I am the module leader on the Advanced Quantitative Research Methods module on the Master of Research (MRes) programme. I also teach across a wide range of modules at undergraduate level, including: various research methods modules, Human Behaviour and Evolution, and Anomalous and Parapsychology.

Research interests

My research interests include: paranormal belief, religious belief, and spirituality. Also, I am interested in personality, specifically the dark tetrad of personality.

I am current supervising the following PhD student:

Natasha Beeson - Investigating Theories of Belief Bias: Individual Differences in Interpretation, Strategy Selection and Performance.

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