Timothy Wells



  • 2007 – 2011: Ph.D. Psychology, Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • 2004 – 2007: B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology 1st Class, Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • 2003 – 2004: Access to Higher Education, Social Sciences & Humanities, Chesterfield College, UK


Odborné dovednosti

  • Advanced statistical analyses including multilevel modelling
  • Experience using BIOPAC and Tobii Eyetracking hardware
  • Knowledge of EPrime, PsychoPy and Superlab for experimental programming
  • Experience of Statistical Parametric Mapping and MATLAB use for fMRI analyses
  • Production and editing of audio and photographic files
  • National  (Aston University, Nottingham Trent University) and international (Charles University, Prague) research collaborations



  • BPS prize for undergraduate Psychology, Nottingham Trent University


Pedagogická činnost

  • Delivery of large and small group teaching in higher education through a range of modes (lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and laboratory classes) and topics
  • Assessment of undergraduate work such as essays and presentations
  • Range of experience in supporting UG  research projects
  • Informal experience teaching psychology in Siberia and
  • Particularly suited to teaching research methods, experimentation and statistics at UG and PG levels


Účast na konferencích

  • Wells, T. (2013). Creating an experiment on-the-fly in E-prime (ATSiP Annual Conference, 3-5 July, Trinity College Dublin,  Ireland).
  • Wells, T. (2010).  A preliminary investigation of human judgment time and attractiveness ratings when assessing traits in multiple modalities (Invited seminar, Department of Anthropology, Charles University Sept 2010, Prague, Czech Republic).
  • Wells, T., Dunn, A. & Baguley, T. (2009). A multilevel model approach to the study of male attractiveness in the presence of multiple signals (Vth International Anthropological Congress of Aleš Hrdlička 2-5 Sept. 2009, Prague-Humpolec, Czech Republic).
  • Wells, T. & Dunn, A. (2009). A preliminary study investigating the use of multimodal signals in the perception of human attractiveness (Published abstract: BPS Cognitive Section Conference, 1-3 Sept. 2009, Hertfordshire).
  • Horsley, R. Traynor, H. Wells, T. & Norman, C. (2009). Low sensitivity to reward facilitates learning in a latent inhibition task. (Published abstract: Journal of Psychopharmacology).
  • Dunn, A., Wharton, H. & Wells, T. (2009). The David Beckham effect: How single and multiple cues of attractiveness influence perceived attractiveness (Published abstract: BPS Cognitive section conference, 1-3 Sept. 2009, Hertfordshire).
  • Wells, T., Thai, N., Norman, C. & Horsley, R. (2009). Preliminary fMRI analysis of the Simple Prediction Task as a measure of decision making in a control sample (Graduate School Conference, Nottingham Trent University).
  • Wells, T. (2009). Sexual selection: It’s as easy as riding a bike (Conference at NTU in Celebration of Darwin’s 100th year Anniversary).
  • Wells, T. & Dunn, A. (2008). Male voice pitch modulation: Advertising investment in the absence of cues to fertility? (European Human Evolution and Behaviour conference 1-4 April 2008, Montpellier, France).
  • Wells, T. (2008). Multiple signals in human mate selection: The effect of signal interaction on female sexual preferences (Graduate School Conference, Nottingham Trent University).


Granty a ocenění


  • Klapilova, K., Cobey, K., Wells, T., Roberts, C., Weiss, P. & Havlicek, J. (2014). Current hormonal contraceptive use predicts female extra-pair and dyadic sexual behaviour: Evidence based on Czech National Survey data. Evolutionary Psychology, 12(1), 36-52.
  • Wells, T., Baguley, T., Sergeant, M., & Dunn, A. (2013). Perceptions of attractiveness comprising face and voice cues. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42(5): 805-811.
  • Horsley, R., Osbourne, M., Norman, C. & Wells, T. (2013). High frequency gamblers show increased resistance to extinction following partial, but not continuous reinforcement. Behavioral Brain Research, 229(2): 438-442.
  • Wells, T., Dunn, A., Sergeant, M. & Davies, M. (2009). Multiple signals in human mate selection:  A review and framework for integrating facial and vocal signals.  Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 7(2): 111-139.
  • Wells, T., Dunn, A. & Baguley, T. (in prep). Individual differences in male voice pitch modulation responding to attractive female faces. Target: Personality and Individual Differences.
  • Wells, T. & Dunn, A. (in prep). An analysis of vocal responses comprising attractiveness ratings of male face and voice stimuli: Comparing male and female responses. Target: Human Nature.
  • Wells, T.J. & Norman, C., Horsley, R. A novel picture variant of the Food-Go/No Go shows greater sensitivity to BMI than its text equivalent (target journal: TBC).
  • Horsley, R., Wells, T., Norman, C. & Thai, J. (in prep). Contingency change in the brain: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study (target journal: PloS One).
  • Norman, C., Horsley, R. & Wells, T. (in prep). BMI predicts Pavlovian-to-Instrumental transfer but not reward sensitivity. (target journal: Behavioral Brain Research).


  • email: drtjwells(at)gmail.com
  • tel.: +420 720403081