University of Exeter

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Nick Royle of the University of Exeter asks if personality is genetically determined or learned. 

Nick Royle is a senior lecturer in behavioral ecology at the University of Exeter where he is a member of the Behaviour group.  His broad research interests include reproductive conflicts of interest, early and social environmental effects, signaling and mate choice, and the role of diet in mediating these behaviors. He earned his Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Durham.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Catherine Haslam of the University of Exeter reveals how our attitudes about our age can influence our performance on mental tasks.

Catherine Haslam is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Exeter. With an expertise in clinical and cognitive neuropsychology, her research addresses various topics concerning memory (anterograde, retrograde and semantic) in younger and older adults. She holds a Ph.D. from the Australian National University.