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Congregations 2018 - Mary McKinnon Prize

The Mary McKinnon prize is awarded to the student for outstanding performance in the Stage 2 and Stage 3 examinations for the BSc Honours Degree in Psychology. The prize this year was awarded to Emily Victoria Blackburn.  Well done Emily!

Project: Do task type and threat moderate the efficiency of the distraction effect in pain attenuation?

Project Supervisor: Dr Quoc Vuong

Professor Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon and Emily Victoria Blackburn. Photo credit:

published on: 18 July 2018