Daniel Shepherd

Job Title/Role:

Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health and Psychosocial StudiesQualifications:BA, BSc, MSc (1st class), PhD (Auck)

Research interests:

Mostly grounded in psychometric assessment and the application of psychophysics to the assessment and explanation of maladaptive psychological processes. Current projects include the relationship between psychosocial stressors, personality, and health; retronasal assessment of schizophrenia; autonomic imbalance and mental illness; and rapid audiometric testing. Recent activites include setting up an electroencephalographic recorder, realising the capacity to measure galvanic skin response, and obtaining electrocardiograms from which heart rate varability measures can be extracted.