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Dr Jason Round


About Dr Jason Round

Dr Round is a Lecturer in Biological and Cognitive Psychology. He is primarily interested in understanding the roles of impulse-control and stress reactivity in  drug use and addiction. 

Jason's current research interests focus on disentangling the effects of cannabis smoking and (tobacco) cigarette smoking on impulsivity, reactivity to stressors and drug-related cues in the environment.

Current Teaching

Jason has taught across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules since joining the psychology department. Modules he has taught on most recently include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology  
  • Drug Addiction 

Jason also supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students conducting research in the field of biological psychology. 

Research Interests

  • Cannabis 
  • Drug use 
  • Addiction
  • Impulsivity 
  •  Stress

Selected Publications

Journal articles (1)

Conference contributions (3)

  • Round JR; Harrison AA; Shepherd TE; Kolokotroni KZ (2016) The Effects of an Acute Psychological Stressor on Subjective and Physiological Reactivity in Cannabis Smokers, Tobacco Smokers, and Non-Smokers Low Wood, Windermere .
  • Round J; Harrison AA; Shepherd TE; Kolokotroni KZ (2015) The Effects of an Acute Psycholosocial Stressor and Drug Cue Exposure on Craving and Stress Reactivity in Cannabis Smokers Verona, Italy .
  • Round J; Harrison AA; Shepherd TE; Kolokotroni KZ (2014) The Effects of Acute Cannabis Withdrawal on Impulsivity in Humans Low Wood, Windermere .

Presentations (1)

  • Round J (2016) Trait Impulsivity in Cannabis Smokers, Tobacco Smokers, and Non-Smokers
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