Dr Catherine Loveday

Principal Lecturer

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Catherine Loveday is a graduate of the University of Westminster (formerly PCL) She began her career with a PhD in the neuropsychology of memory and ageing, supervised by Alan Parkin (University of Sussex) & Brenda Walter (University of Westminster) and continues to focus on the nature of normal and impaired memory, in particular autobiographical memory. Her particular area of expertise lies in cognitive assessment (especially memory and executive function) and the use of cognitive profiling for the diagnosis and clinical management of hydrocephalus, Anorexia Nervosa, traumatic brain injury and dementia.

Catherine has also published papers across an eclectic range of other topics including the relationship between stress hormones and attachment in adolescence as well as the psychology of music. Catherine is an active member of the BPS, as Deputy Chair to the Standing Conference Committee, a member of the editorial committee for The Psychologist and a member of the Research Board. She has a passion for public engagement with science, is regularly invited to give public lectures and has also appeared as an expert psychologist in a number of television and radio programmes.

Catherine is a principal lecturer and teaching fellow on the BSc Cognitive Neuroscience and MSc Cognitive Rehabilitation programmes. Her particular teaching interests lie in neuropsychology, neuroscience, neuropharmacology, cognitive psychology and psychology of music. She has a keen interest in innovative assessment practices and an enthusiasm for the effective use of technology to enhance learning.

Current projects include: autobiographical memory and the cognitive neuroscience of amnesia (with Prof Martin Conway); the neuropsychology of acquired and congenital hydrocephalus (with Trudi Edginton, Richard Morgan and Prof John Pickard); music and autobiographical memory (with Martin Conway and Catriona Morrison); ageing and memory; the psychobiology of adolescence and attachment (with Andrea Oskis and the PSRG). Catherine's particular area of expertise lies in cognitive assessment (especially memory and executive function) and the use of cognitive profiling for the diagnosis and clinical management of hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury, dementia and Anorexia Nervosa.

2016

The Secret World of The Brain (2016)
Loveday, C. 2016. The Secret World of The Brain. Andre Deutsch (Carlton Publishing Group).

2016

The Remembering-Imagining System (2016)
Conway, M.A, Loveday, C. and Cole, S.N 2016. The Remembering-Imagining System. Memory Studies. 9 (3), pp. 256-265.

2015

Biological Stress Regulation in Female Adolescents: A Key Role for Confiding (2015)
Oskis, A., Clow, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F. and Sbarra, D.A. 2015. Biological Stress Regulation in Female Adolescents: A Key Role for Confiding . Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 44 (5), pp. 1066-1077.
Remembering, imagining, false memories & personal meanings (2015)
Conway, M.A. and Loveday, C. 2015. Remembering, imagining, false memories & personal meanings. Consciousness and Cognition. 33, pp. 574-581.

2013

Understanding alexithymia in female adolescents: the role of attachment style (2013)
Oskis, A., Clow, A., Hucklebridge, F., Bifulco, A., Jacobs, C. and Loveday, C. 2013. Understanding alexithymia in female adolescents: the role of attachment style . Personality and Individual Differences . 54 (1), pp. 97-102.

2012

Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and DHEA in adolescent anorexia nervosa (2012)
Oskis, A., Clow, A., Thorn, L., Loveday, C. and Hucklebridge, F. 2012. Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and DHEA in adolescent anorexia nervosa. Stress. 15 (6), pp. 601-607.
Differences between the diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and DHEA in healthy female adolescents (2012)
Oskis, A., Clow, A., Thorn, L., Loveday, C. and Hucklebridge, F. 2012. Differences between the diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and DHEA in healthy female adolescents. Stress. 15 (1), pp. 110-114.
Differences between diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone in healthy female adolescents (2012)
Oskis, A., Clow, A., Thorn, L., Loveday, C. and Hucklebridge, F. 2012. Differences between diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone in healthy female adolescents. Stress. 15 (1), pp. 110-114.

2011

Using SenseCam with an amnesic patient: Accessing inaccessible everyday memories (2011)
Loveday, C. and Conway, M.A. 2011. Using SenseCam with an amnesic patient: Accessing inaccessible everyday memories. Memory. 19 (7), pp. 697-704.
The diurnal cortisol cycle and cognitive performance in the healthy old (2011)
Evans, P., Fredhoi, C., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Aitchison, E., Forte, D. and Clow, A. 2011. The diurnal cortisol cycle and cognitive performance in the healthy old. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 79 (3), pp. 371-377.
The diurnal cortisol cycle and cognitive performance in the healthy old (2011)
Evans, P., Fredhoi, C., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Aitchison, E., Forte, D. and Clow, A. 2011. The diurnal cortisol cycle and cognitive performance in the healthy old. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 79 (3), pp. 371-377.
Anxious attachment style and salivary cortisol dysregulation in healthy female children and adolescents (2011)
Oskis, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2011. Anxious attachment style and salivary cortisol dysregulation in healthy female children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 52 (2), pp. 111-118.

2010

Music as first-order and second-order conditioning in TV commercials (2010)
Alexomanolaki, M., Kennett, C. and Loveday, C. 2010. Music as first-order and second-order conditioning in TV commercials. Music and the Moving Image. 3 (2).

2009

Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol across the adolescent period in healthy females (2009)
Oskis, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2009. Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol across the adolescent period in healthy females. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 34 (3), pp. 307-316.
Functional MRI/Event-related potential study of sensory consonance and dissonance in musicians and nonmusicians (2009)
Minati, L., Rosazza, C., D'Incerti, L., Valentini, L., Scaioli, V., Loveday, C. and Bruzzone, M.G. 2009. Functional MRI/Event-related potential study of sensory consonance and dissonance in musicians and nonmusicians. NeuroReport. 20 (1), pp. 87-92.

2008

FMRI/ERP of musical syntax: comparison of melodies and unstructured note sequences (2008)
Minati, L., Rosazza, C., D'Incerti, L., Valentini, L., Scaioli, V., Loveday, C. and Bruzzone, M.G. 2008. FMRI/ERP of musical syntax: comparison of melodies and unstructured note sequences. NeuroReport. 19 (14), pp. 1381-1385.

2007

Using cognitive profiling to aid diagnosis and monitor or predict recovery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (2007)
Loveday, C., Iddon, J.L., Sahakian, B.J., Best, M. and Pickard, J.D. 2007. Using cognitive profiling to aid diagnosis and monitor or predict recovery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. Cerebrospinal Fluid Research: from 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida. 3 (Supple), p. S30.

2005

The neuropsychology of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) (2005)
Devito, E.E., Pickard, J.D., Salmond, C.H., Iddon, J.L., Loveday, C. and Sahakian, B.J. 2005. The neuropsychology of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH). British Journal of Neurosurgery. 19 (3), pp. 217-224.

2004

Neuropsychological profile of patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus and Alzheimer's disease (2004)
Iddon, J.L., Loveday, C., Gelling, L., Morgan, D.J.R. and Pickard, J.D. 2004. Neuropsychological profile of patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus and Alzheimer's disease. Cerebrospinal Fluid Research: from 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida. 1 (Supple), p. S17.
Neuropsychological profile of young adults with spina bifida with or without hydrocephalus (2004)
Iddon, J.L., Morgan, D.J.R., Loveday, C., Sahakian, B.J. and Pickard, J.D. 2004. Neuropsychological profile of young adults with spina bifida with or without hydrocephalus. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 75 (8), pp. 1112-1118.

2003

Memory and learning in young adults with hydrocephalus and spina bifida: specific cognitive profiles (2003)
Iddon, J.L., Morgan, D.J.R., Ahmed, R., Loveday, C., Sahakian, B.J. and Pickard, J.D. 2003. Memory and learning in young adults with hydrocephalus and spina bifida: specific cognitive profiles. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 13 (Supplement 1), pp. S32-S35.

2006

Music and memory in advertising: music as a device of implicit learning and recall (2006)
Alexomanolaki, M., Loveday, C. and Kennett, C. 2006. Music and memory in advertising: music as a device of implicit learning and recall. in: Baroni, M., Addessi, A.R., Caterina, R. and Costa, M. (ed.) 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, August 22-26 2006: Proceedings Bologna, Italy ICMPC-ESCOM. pp. 1190-1198

2004

Matching learning styles and distance education: can this make a difference in today's problems of distance education (2004)
Margeti, M. and Loveday, C. 2004. Matching learning styles and distance education: can this make a difference in today's problems of distance education. in: Proceedings of the 21st ICDE Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education: Lifelong Learning in the Networked World, 18-21 Feb 2004, Hong Kong ICDE.

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