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Dr Stefan Leach

Lecturer in Social Psychology

Stefan Leach

Fylde College



Web: http://www.stefanleach.com


I am a Lecturer in Social Psychology and member of the Society for the Psychology of Human-Animal Intergroup Relations (PHAIR). My expertise lies in social and moral psychology, as well as computational social science and natural language processing. Further details can be found on my personal webpage.

I am keen to hear from prospective PhD students. Please see my research interests below and publications to get a sense of the topics I work on.

Research interests

  • Expanding the moral circle
  • Perceiving minds
  • Biases in communication and memory
  • Published

    The Misandry Myth: An Inaccurate Stereotype About Feminists’ Attitudes Toward Men

    Hopkins-Doyle, A., Petterson, A. L., Leach, S., Zibell, H., Chobthamkit, P., Binti Abdul Rahim, S., Blake, J., Bosco, C., Cherrie-Rees, K., Beadle, A., Cock, V., Greer, H., Jankowska, A., Macdonald, K., Scott English, A., Wai Lan YEUNG, V., Asano, R., Beattie, P., Bernardo, A. B. I., Boonroungrut, C., & 23 othersChaudhuri, A., Chien, C. L., Choi, H. S., Cui, L., Du, H., Fuji, K., Hitokoto, H., Iida, J., Ishii, K., Jiang, D. Y., Jogdand, Y., Lee, H. J., Mifune, N., Moon, C., Murayama, A., Na, J., One, K., Park, J., Sato, K., Sharma, S., Suh, E. M., Tipandjan, A. & Sutton, R. M., 1/03/2024, In: Psychology of Women Quarterly. 48, 1, p. 8-37 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  • Published

    Word embeddings reveal growing moral concern for people, animals and the environment

    Leach, S., Kitchin, A. P. & Sutton, R. M., 31/10/2023, In: British Journal of Social Psychology. 62, 4, p. 1925-1938 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  • Published

    Are we smart enough to remember how smart animals are?

    Leach, S., Sutton, R. M., Dhont, K., Douglas, K. M. & Bergström, Z. M., 31/08/2023, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 152, 8, p. 2138–2159 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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