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Dr Adam Galpin
Dr Adam Galpin
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Social Justice Research
From May 2009 to July 2012.
From February 2007 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Before joining Salford Adam worked as a researcher in cognitive psychology at the universities of Cambridge, Nottingham and Manchester, developing expertise in visual perception, visuomotor control, attention and eye-tracking.

Since joining Salford University in 2007, Adam has studied interactions with media and technology, launching th first MSc in Media Psychology in 2012. Current interests include using eye-tracking to understand prosthesis use, applying experimental methods to understanding cognitive style, media use across the lifespan, and use of online technologies in health contexts (Adam is involved in the development of the Word of Mouth Mammography e-Network: WOMMeN).

Key Qualifications
Key Projects
iCase with BBC
BBC, £65,000.00.
Principal Investigator: A Galpin (100%).
Cognitive Style: A validation study using brain imaging and eye movements
British Psychological Society, £1,820.00.
Principal Investigator: S Cassidy (25%). Co-Investigators: L Marrow (25%), A Galpin (25%), R Bendall (25%).
KTP with BBC Childrens
Technology Strategy Board, £73,488.00.
Principal Investigator: A Galpin (40%). Co-Investigators: S Norgate (20%), S Cassidy (20%), L Marrow (20%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Poster Presentations
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
member of steering group of Parkinson's Disease and Exercise seminar, organised through 'SPRING' division of the Parkinson's Disease Society, UK
Conference Presentations
Poliakoff, E., Galpin, A., Dick, J., Hayes, S., McDonald, K., & Wearden, A. (2009). A pilot randomised waiting-list controlled trial of the effects of gym training on multiple outcomes in Parkinson's disease (PD). Presentation to ... more >>.
Poliakoff, E., Galpin, A., & Tipper S. P. (2008). How do patients with Parkinson's disease respond to graspable objects? Paper presented at the Body Representation Workshop, Nottingham, UK.
Poliakoff, E., Galpin, A., & Tipper, S. P (2007). The effect of action-relevant stimuli on Parkinson's patients. Paper presented at the Body Representation Workshop, Manchester, UK.
Galpin, A., Poliakoff, E., & Tipper, S.P. (2006). Is implicit action activation affected by Parkinson's disease? The 35th meeting of the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience, Coventry, UK
Yuill, N., Galpin, A., Lloyd-Lyon, R., & Bain, K. (2004). The role of understanding ambiguity in children's reading comprehension. The 11th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Amsterdam, The Netherla... more >>.
Galpin, A., & Underwood, G. (2003). Detecting visual anomalies: Eye movements in comparative visual search. The XIII conference of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology. Granada, Spain.
Galpin, A., & Underwood, G. (2003). Detecting visual anomalies: Eye movements in comparative visual search. The Experimental Psychology Society. Reading, UK