Sally Andrews

Sally Andrews

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)


Sally is course leader for Psychology BSc (Hons) single honours courses, including pathways and sandwich courses. She teaches predominantly in Cognitive Psychology and in Research Methods and Statistics. Her research interests include understanding how we identify familiar and unfamiliar faces, and in amateur and elite sports psychology.

Career overview

Sally completed her PhD at the University of Aberdeen in 2014, and subsequently held a postdoc position at the University of Lincoln, before coming to NTU in 2015.

Research areas

Sally has worked on a diverse array of projects, from face recognition to technology use.

In the field of Sports Psychology, Sally is also exploring the role of motor imagery in improving performance and reducing injury in crossfitters. She is also exploring factors that influence people’s motivation to exercise.


  • Sandulescu, V., Andrews, S., Ellis, D. A., Bellotto, N. & Martinez Mosos, O. (2015). Stress Detection using Wearable Physiological Sensors. IWINAC2015.
  • Andrews, S., Cursiter, H., Jenkins, R. & Burton, A. M. (2015). Telling faces together: Learning new faces through exposure to multiple instances. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.1003949.
  • Sinclair, J. & Andrews, S. (2012). The effect of Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) on the exercise-mood relationship. Journal of Sport Sciences, S 70-71.
  • Skelton, F. C., Frowd, C. F. & Andrews, S. (2011). Witness interviews: Does recall of relational information improve identifiability of a facial composite? International Journal of Bio-Science and Bio-Technology, 5 (4), 37-48.

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Press expertise

  • Smartphone use by adults
  • Face recognition and identification