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Associate Professor in Psychology, and Director of the Hoarding Research Group, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Dr Nick Neave is an Associate Professor within the Department of Psychology. He is Faculty Director of Ethics and Chair of the Faculty Research Ethics Committee. He contributes to the teaching at Undergraduate level, acting as Module Tutor for 'Parapsychology', 'Evolutionary Psychology', and 'Hormones & Behaviour'. At Postgraduate level he teaches on modules associated with the M.Res, and delivers a Media Skills Training Course for Postgraduate Researchers.

His research interests include:
Human movement as an 'honest' cue to reproductive quality.
Personality factors associated with conspiracy belief, superstition and hoarding.
The physiology underlying the 'home advantage' in football.
Associations between prenatal testosterone exposure and adult behaviour/cognition


  • –present
    Associate Professor of evolutionary psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle


  • 1995 
    Durham University, PhD