Dr Heidi Seage



   Position: Lecturer
   School: Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
   E-mail: hseage@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44 (0)29 2020 5991
   Room No: D3.10a



  • Applied issues in Health Psychology
  • Biopsychosocial Issues in Health
  • Changing Health behavior
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Contemporary Issues in Psychology II
  • Human Genetics and Health Care
  • Psychological Literacy
  • Work Volunteering and Applied Psychology
  • Work Volunteering and Applied Psychology II

  • Undergraduate Personal Tutor
  • Research project supervision for BSc Psychology
  • MSc Health Psychology Projects
  • Foundation Project Tutor


  • Seage, C. H. & Lee, M. (2016) Do disinhibited eaters pay increased attention to food cues. Appetite, 108,  Pages 151–155
  • Seage, C H (2016) Pernicious Anemia’s impact on well-being- the stigma of living with the ‘fog’. Invited Speaker at the Pernicious Anemia Tenth Anniversary Conference, Birmingham, UK
  • Seage, C. H (2014) Understanding Stigma in Pernicious Anemia. Conference for the European Health Psychology Society, Limmasol Cyprus
  • Lee, M.D, Fouquet, C. H and Seage, C. H (2012) Neutral cues paired with chocolate reward increase food craving in healthy weight non restrained participants. Annual Meeting for the Society for the study of Injestive Behaviour (SSIB), Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Balgrove M. Henley-Einion, J., Barnett, A., Edwards, D & Seage, C. H (2011). A replication of the 5-7 day dream lag effect with comparison of dreams to future events as a control for baseline matching. Consciousness and Cognition; 20, 384–391.
  • Seage, C H (2011) Attention to conditioned food cues. Annual meeting of the British Feeding and Drinking Group, Belfast, UK.
  • Seage, C H (2011) Understanding attention to food cues. Appetite Research Day, Birmingham, UK.
  • Seage, C H (2011) Exploring the role of conditioning in attention to food cues. Annual Meeting of the Society for the study of Injestive Behaviour, Florida USA.
  • Kloep, M., Hendry, L. B, Gardener, C. and Seage, C. H (2010) Young people’s view of their present and future selves in two deprived communities. Journal of community and applied social psychology.
  • Seage, C H and Lee, M. D (2010) Manipulating attentional bias to food stimuli: can attentional retraining impact on ad libitum intake and hunger. Annual Meeting for the Society for the study of Injestive Behaviour (SSIB), Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Seage C. H (2010) The effect of motivational state and incentive salience of conditioned food cues on attention. Welsh Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Conference (WICN), Deganwy, Wales.
  • Seage, C. H (2010) Can attentional retraining influence ad libitum intake and appetite sensations. Annual Meeting of the British Feeding and Drinking Group, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  • Seage, C. H (2009) The role of disinhibition in attentional bias to food stimuli. Welsh Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (WICN), Summer Meeting. Cardiff, UK.


Dr Heidi Seage was awarded her PhD from Swansea University in 2012. She completed her MSc in Health Psychology at the University of Glamorgan in 2008. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is interested in research related to all aspects of eating and drinking behaviour. The main focus of her research has been to understand cognitive mechanisms that contribute to the development of obesity. She is also interested in exploring the psychological impact of Pernicious Anemia. Heidi teaches on all levels of the undergraduate program and on the Health Psychology MSc. She is a project supervisor for both the BSc Psychology and MSc Health Psychology MSc