Tuesday Watts

Dr Tuesday Watts Overall

Lecturer

Psychological Studies

, School of Psychology

Tuesday is a lecturer in the School of Psychology, teaching across several modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research interests include human sexuality and gender behaviour.

Prior to this, she held a teaching position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex, where she also completed her PhD in 2017 (The Discordant Development of Sexual Orientation in Identical Twins).

Areas Of Interest

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  • The organisation, development and expression of sexual orientation and gender-related traits
  • Social responses to gender behaviour during childhood and adulthood
  • The consequences of these responses for an individual's well being
  • Protective factors that buffer against the harmful effects of stigmatization
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OVERVIEW

Tuesday joined the School of Psychology as a lecturer in Psychological Studies in September 2019. Prior to this, she held a teaching position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex, where she also completed her PhD in 2017 (The Discordant Development of Sexual Orientation in Identical Twins).

CURRENT RESEARCH

Research interests include:

  • The organisation, development and expression of sexual orientation and gender-related traits
  • Social responses to gender behaviour during childhood and adulthood
  • The consequences of these responses for an individual's well being
  • Protective factors that buffer against the harmful effects of stigmatization

PUBLICATIONS

  • Jabbour, J., Holmes, L., Sylva, D., Hsu, K. J. Semon, T. L., Rosenthal, A. M., Safron, A., Slettevold, E., Watts-Overall, T. M., Savin-Williams, R. C., Sylla, J. R., Rieger, G., Bailey, J. M. (2020). Robust Evidence for Bisexual Orientation Among Men. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Rieger, G., Holmes, L., Watts, T. M., Gruia, D. C., Bailey, J. M., Savin-Williams, R. (2020). Gender Nonconformity of Bisexual Men and Women. Archives of Sexual Behavior.
  • Rieger, G., Watts-Overall, T. M., Holmes, L., & Gruia, D. C. (2020). Gender Nonconformity of Identical Twins with Discordant Sexual Orientations: Evidence from Video Recordings. Archives of Sexual Behavior.
  • Slettevold, E., Holmes, L., Gruia, D., Nyssen, C. P., Watts-Overall, T. M., & Rieger, G. (2019). Bisexual men with bisexual and monosexual genital arousal patterns. Biological Psychology, 148, 107763.
  • Watts, T. M., Holmes, L., Raines, J., Orbell, S., & Rieger, G. (2018). Sexual Arousal Patterns of Identical Twins with Discordant Sexual Orientations. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 14970.
  • Watts, T. M., Holmes, L., Raines, J., Orbell, S., & Rieger, G. (2018). Finger Length Ratios of Identical Twins with Discordant Sexual Orientations. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47(8), 2435-2444.
  • Watts, T. M., Holmes, L., Raines, J., Orbell, S., & Rieger, G. (2018). Gender Nonconformity of Identical Twins with Discordant Sexual Orientations: Evidence From Childhood Photographs. Developmental Psychology, 54(4), 788-801.
  • Watts, T. M., Holmes, L., Savin-Williams, R. C., & Rieger, G. (2017). Pupil dilation to explicit and non-explicit sexual stimuli. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46(1), 155-165.
  • Watts, T. (2017) Gender nonconformity: The impact on individual wellbeing, in I. Boncori (Ed) LGBT* Perspectives – The University of Essex Reader, Naples: Editoriale Scientifica.

TEACHING

BSc (Hons) Psychology

You will develop a good knowledge of the influences on, and factors involved in, human functioning in all the core areas of psychology.

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MODULES

  • PY3304 - Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • PY4005 - Researching with Small Samples
  • PY4006 - Researching with Larger Samples
  • PY5201 - Researching Psychological Worlds
  • PY6309/10 - Applied Child Psychology
  • PY7152 - Individual Differences and Developmental Psychology