Since gaining my Doctoral Degree (Personality and Moral Reasoning in Young Offenders) in 1993, I have worked for several Universities including 14 years spent at De Montfort University in Leicester where I taught a variety of modules including Psychology & Education and Biopsychology. I joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2013.
My main interests are focussed around applying Psychology to Educational settings. I am currently particularly interested in the use of comic books as an instructional tool in educational settings. To this end I have written a Biopsychology textbook in Comic book format aimed at Undergraduate students.
Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics
Development and Society
I teach on a variety of Developmental Psychology modules at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. I am particularly interested in Moral Reasoning Development and applying Psychology to Educational settings. In addition I supervise Masters level projects in Developmental, Educational and Applied Psychology areas.
Aleixo, P. and Baillon, M. (2008). Biological psychology: An illustrated survival guide. Chichester: Wiley
Aleixo, P. & Norris, C. (2013). Planarian Worms, Shock Generators and Apathetic Witnesses: Teaching Psychology and Graphic Novels. Psychology Teaching Review, 19(1) 36-43.
Aleixo, P. and Norris, C. (2010) The Comic Book Textbook. Education and Health, 28(4) 72-74.
Aleixo, P. and Norris, C. (2009). Moral reasoning development and classroom discipline. Education and Health, 27(1) 3-6.
ALEIXO, Paul and SUMNER, Krystina (2017). Memory for biopsychology material presented in comic book format. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 8 (1), 79-88.
MACHAN, Laura and ALEIXO, Paul (2016). E-readers as an alternative to coloured overlays for developmental dyslexia in adolescents. The Psychology of Education Review, 40 (2), 33-38.
I have consulted for Lincolnshire Social services and commercial organisations.
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