PhD, FBPsS, FHEA

Associate Professor

Telephone
+44 (0)131 451 8239
Email
a.j.gow@hw.ac.uk
Address
DB2.63A
Heriot-Watt University
Biography

Alan is a Research Leader and Associate Professor in Psychology, in the School of Social Sciences. He teaches on the BSc Psychology programmes (1st Year: Introduction to Psychology; 2nd Year: Research Methods and Analysis; 4th Year: Psychology of Ageing) and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate projects which focus on personality, cognitive abilities, health and wellbeing, and ageing.

Alan's research focuses on the identification of lifestyle and behavioural factors that predict healthy ageing, primarily cognitive ageing. His research examining interventions for cognitive ageing are conducted within The Ageing Lab. A full description of Alan's current research, public engagement activities and up-to-date publication list is available here.