Over the past few years, I have been involved in research projects encompassing a range of issues relevant to both health and social psychology. Work on stress and coping has formed a significant part of my research activity. This has focused on two issues: firstly, the association between ways of coping and adjustment to illness, and secondly, how emotion-related appraisals are linked to choice of coping strategies. I also have an interest in process models and how these might be applied to understanding behaviour motivation. There are two strands to this work. The first is whether and how cognitive and evaluative processes might be related to health behaviour. As such, recent and on-going work has focused on associations between behaviour and attitudes (both conscious and automatic), visual attention, and memory. The second strand examines underlying mechanisms involved in the processing of socially-relevant information, and uses neural networks for modelling attitudes and allied constructs. Additionally, I have recently begun looking at perceptions of the self, leading to an on-going project examining computer gamers' on-line profiles.