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Professor Philip Higham

Professor Philip Higham

Professor of Experimental Psychology

Research interests

  • Enhancing student learning in educational settings
  • Protecting social media users from fake news
  • Understanding the interplay of controlled and automatic influences of retrieval practice

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Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Phil Higham is a Professor of Experimental Psychology within the School of Psychology at the University of Southampton. His research focuses on long-term human memory and metacognition, with a particular focus on conditions that promote long-term learning both inside and outside the classroom. He also investigates ways to protect people from fake news using established learning principles.

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