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Ed is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath. He is also Deputy Director of The Bath Centre for Pain Research.
His main area of research is the psychology of pain. He has an interest in sex and gender differences in pain, with a particular focuses on psychosocial mechanisms (e.g., emotions, coping). He is currently interested in nonverbal communication, and whether there are sex differences expressions of pain.
A second interest is in the role that cognitions and emotions play in the experience of pain and pain-related behaviours. For example, he has interests in the links between attention and pain, with a focus on understanding how pain can have a disruptive effect on performance. He is also interested in the cognitive biases that may occur within those with a fear of pain.
Willing to supervise doctoral students
Dr Keogh would particularly welcome applications from prospective PhD students who wish to explore the following topics:
- Sex and gender differences in experimental pain (psychosocial influences);
- Sex and gender differences in nonverbal pain communication;
- Attentional interruption from pain;
- Attentional biases and pain.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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1/06/22 → 2/06/25
Project: Research-related funding
Comparing the effects of thought suppression and focused distraction on pain-related attentional biases in men and womenKreddig, N., Hasenbring, M. & Keogh, E., 30 Nov 2022, In: Journal of Pain. 23, 11, p. 1958-1972 15 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Keogh, E., 1 Nov 2022, In: Pain. 163, p. S108-S116 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access1 Citation (SciVal)
Keogh, E., Attridge, N., Walsh, J., Bartlett, J., Francis, R., Bultitude, J. & Eccleston, C., 31 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Pain. 22, 12, p. 1696-1708 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Citations (SciVal)4 Downloads (Pure)
Ignoring space around a painful limb? No evidence for a body-related visuospatial attention bias in complex regional pain syndromeTen Brink, A. F., Halicka, M., Vittersø, A. D., Keogh, E. & Bultitude, J. H., 31 Mar 2021, In: Cortex. 136, p. 89-108 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Citations (SciVal)56 Downloads (Pure)
Psychological therapies delivered remotely for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adultsFisher, E., Eccleston, C., Keogh, E. & Rosser, B., 28 Jan 2021, In: The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
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Dataset for Study 3 from Thesis: An identification and critical analysis of barriers to raising the topic of weight in general practice
Data set for "Taking aversive action: an experimental investigation into the negotiation of bodily limits"