School:Psychology and Sport Science
Areas of Expertise: Brain & Cognition
Richard is a Senior Lecturer in our Department of Psychology. He holds an MSc and PhD, and his research focuses on affective neuroscience.
Richard is interested in affective neuroscience. Within that, his research projects address questions from the following fields.
Richard is a member of the following research areas.
These form part of our Brain and Cognition Research Group. Richard is also a member of our Emotion and Well-Being Research Area which forms part of our Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group.
Kerskens, C.M., Piech, R.M. and Meaney, J.F.M., 2012. Imaging Blood Circulation Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. In: Leahy, M.J. (Ed.). Microcirculation Imaging. Weinheim: Wiley-Blackwell.
Piech, R.M., McHugo, M., Smith, S.D., Dukic, M.S., Van Der Meer, J., Abou-Khalil, B., Most, S.B. and Zald, D.H., 2011. Attentional capture by emotional stimuli is preserved in patients with amygdala lesions. Neuropschologia, 49(12), pp.3314-19.
Piech, R.M., McHugo, M., Smith, S.D., Dukic, M.S., Van Der Meer, J., Abou-Khalil, B., Zald, D.H., 2010. Fear-enhanced visual search persists after amygdala lesions. Neuropsychologia, 48(12), pp.3430-3435.
Piech, R.M., Pastorino, M.T., and Zald, D.H., 2010. All I saw was the cake: Hunger effects on attentional capture by visual food cues. Appetite, 54, pp.579-582.