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Honours and Undergraduate Students


Tyler Atkinson

Email atkty095@student.otago.ac.nztyler3

I am from Southland, and currently in my third year of an undergraduate degree at Otago, majoring in Psychology. My interests outside of the lab include alpine tramping, mountain biking, and travel.

Research Interests


This year I am working on a project investigating the effects of religious belief on judgements of living and deceased targets. I hope to continue researching as part of postgraduate study in the years to come.

Nick Currie

Email: curni579@student.otago.ac.nz

Research Interests

I am currently undertaking my honour's year here at Otago. My research is looking into moral psychology and the idea that we use a moral heuristic when forming judgements of others. 

Ruth Hughes

Email: ruthjmhughes@gmail.com OR r.hughes@otago.ac.nz

Research Interests

I am currently undertaking the third years of my undergraduate degrees in commerce and psychology here at Otago. My undergraduate research is investigating the relationship between people's afterlife beliefs and "grave goods" (items a person is buried or cremated with). 

Su Min Seo

Email: seosu751@student.otago.ac.nz