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Omar Yousaf

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Research interests

  • The attitude-behaviour relationship
  • Behavioural interventions
  • Motivation, cognition, and emotion
  • Dual-process models of cognition
  • Cognitive dissonance, self-affirmation, and information processing
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Mindfulness meditation and its cognitive and emotional benefits
  • Meta-cognition and self-knowledge
  • Persuasion and social influence

Research interests (short)

Attitude-behaviour relationship; behavioural interventions; motivation, cognition, and emotion; mindfulness; emotional intelligence.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 2011

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Brunel University London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2007

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