Dr Smith completed a BSc & PhD in Psychology at the University of Plymouth. He conducts research in consciousness, perception and statistical cognition. He also takes interest in the debate about the replicability crisis in science and has some ideas that may help.
Dr Smith is course leader for BSc Sport & Exercise Psychology, senior admissions tutor for the School of Social Sciences, and module co-ordinator for PSY2003 Independent Practical Work and PSY2015 Conceptual & Historical Issues in Psychology.
Dr Smith is supervising the doctoral research of Kimberley Sheffield and David Saunders
- Saunders, D., Clegg, H., Roe, C. A. and Smith, G. D. (2017) Exploring the role of need for cognition, field independence and locus of control on the incidence of lucid dreams during a 12 week induction study. Dreaming. 27(1), pp. 68-86. 1053-0797.
- Saunders, D., Roe, C. A., Smith, G. D. and Clegg, H. (2016) Lucid dreaming incidence: a quality effects meta-analysis of 50 years of research. Consciousness and Cognition. 43, pp. 197-215. 1053-8100.
- Sheffield, K., Smith, G. D., Roe, C. A. and Gordon-Finlayson, A. (2015) Exploring the effects of loving kindness meditation over a 25 day period. Paper presented to: 19th Annual Transpersonal Psychology Section Conference, Cober Hill, Scarborough, 18-20 September 2015. (Unpublished)