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Anthony Haffey

  • Module Convenor for Careers in Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences (PY2CSLP)
  • Academic Tutor

Areas of interest

  • Online research
  • Reward processing in autism
  • Learning and motivation


  • Programming for Second Year Careers module (PY2CSLP)
  • Final year project supervisor (PY3EP)
  • Second year project supervisor (PY2RM)
  • Contemporary and Historical Issues (PY3CHI)

Research centres and groups

  • Autism Research Centre
  • Memory and Motivation Research group

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, University of York
  • PhD Psychology, University of Reading
  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AHFEA)

Selected publications

Ozono, H., Komiya, A., Kuratomi, K. et al. Magic Curiosity Arousing Tricks (MagicCATs): A novel stimulus collection to induce epistemic emotions. Behav Res (2020).

Littler, J. A., Haffey, A., Wake, S., & Dodd, H. F. (2020). The effect of anonymous computer-mediated communication on state anxiety: An experimental study. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 23(12), 823-828.

Hedger, N., Haffey, A., McSorley, E., & Chakrabarti, B. (2018). Empathy modulates the temporal structure of social attention. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285(1893), 20181716.

Gray, K. L., Haffey, A., Mihaylova, H. L., & Chakrabarti, B. (2018). Lack of privileged access to awareness for rewarding social scenes in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 48(10), 3311-3318.

Chakrabarti, B., Haffey, A., Canzano, L., Taylor, C. P., & McSorley, E. (2017). Individual differences in responsivity to social rewards: Insights from two eye-tracking tasks. Plos one, 12(10), e0185146.


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