Professor Andrew Parrott
Telephone: (01792) 295271
Room: Office - 907
Ninth Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus

Human Psychopharmacology. The effects of drugs on human behaviour. First author of the leading undergraduate textbook in this field. Over 200 research publications and over 260 conference papers. Co-organizer of around 20 international conferences and symposia. Editor for a series of special journal issues based on these conferences. 


  1. & Substance usage intention does not affect attentional bias: implications from Ecstasy/MDMA users and alcohol drinkers. Addictive Behaviors 88, 175-181.
  2. Mood Fluctuation and Psychobiological Instability: The Same Core Functions Are Disrupted by Novel Psychoactive Substances and Established Recreational Drugs. Brain Sciences 8(3), 43
  3. & (2017). Novel psychoactive substances: Shedding new lights on the ever-changing drug scenario and the associated health risks. (Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental No. 32).
  4. MDMA and mephedrone: current psychobiological models of ‘Ecstasy’ and ‘m-cat’, and future human research needs.. Research and Advances in Psychiatry 4(3), 1-6.
  5. MDMA assisted psychotherapy - a psychobiological analysis and critique.. In Routledge International Handbook of Psychobiology.. (pp. 10London: Routledge.

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  • Negotiating Urban and Wilderness Environments: Tracking Environmental and Mediated Information Use «br /»«br /» (awarded 2018)

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    Other supervisor: Prof David / Dave Clarke