Dr Deiniol Skillicorn



   Position: Lecturer (0.8)
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
   E-mail: dskillicorn@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44 (0)29 2020 5687
   Room No: D3.15


Module Leader

  • Brain and Cognition (level 4)
  • Contemporary issues in Psychology (level 5)

  • Research Methods (level 4)
  • Research and Statistics (level 5)
  • Brain and Cognition
  • Research and Statistics

Undergraduate Supervision
  • BSc Psychology: executive processes, associative learning, emotion and cognition, schizotypy/schizophrenia.


Published articles

  • Skillicorn, D., & Watt, A. (2016). Novel use of the Stoop task to examining executive cognitive deficits in schizotypy. BPS Cognitive Psychology Section Annual Conference

Conference Posters
  • Skillicorn, D., & Watt, A. (2009). Negative schizotypy and sensitivity to changes in US valence following conditional discrimination training. 13th Associative learning Symposium.
  • Skillicorn, D., & Watt, A. (2008). Negative schizotypy, executive functioning and emotion cue processing. Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference


Dr Deiniol Skillicorn graduated from the University of Wales in 2004 with a BSc in Psychology. He was awarded a PhD from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2010 titled ‘Cognitive processes and emotion cue processing in introvertive anhedonia’.

Deiniol is a module leader on the BSc Psychology programme and contributes to a number of undergraduate psychology courses and is a level 4 year tutor .

Deiniols current research interests include executive cognitive processes, the role of emotion in conditional learning and how these factors interact in the aetiology of schizophrenia