Dr Peter Eachus

Dr Peter Eachus is Director of Psychology and Public Health within the School of Health Sciences. He is is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society. Peter holds a BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc, PhD, PGCE, AIHE. Peter has taught Psychology at every level from A level through to Masters and PhD supervision.

Peter contributes to a range of modules on our undergraduate courses including Psychology in Contemporary Contexts, Forensic Psychology and the final year Dissertation.

His main research interests include the role of self-efficacy in the use of computers and the Internet; psychotourism, personality and vacation preferences; and the application of psychology in the understanding and prevention of terrorist’s activities.

Contact Details: 

Room L815
Allerton Building
Frederick Road Campus

T +44 (0) 161 295 2428    E p.eachus@salford.ac.uk

Recent publications:

Landowska, A. et al. (2018) “Within- and Between-Session Prefrontal Cortex Response to Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Acrophobia”, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00362.

Landowska, A. et al. (2017) “Testing the Potential of Combining Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy with Different Virtual Reality Displays—Oculus Rift and oCtAVE”, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, pp. 309-321. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-64027-3_21.

Campion, S. et al. (2017) “Removing the Mask – Do People Over Trust Avatars Reconstructed from Video?”, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, pp. 134-152. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-72323-5_9.

Eachus, P., Stedmon, A. and Baillie, L. (2017) “A Field Trial to Investigate Human Pheromones Associated with Hostile Intent”, Hostile Intent and Counter-Terrorism, pp. 111-128. doi: 10.1201/9781315587080-10.