Dr Genevieve M. Cseh

BA(Hons), PhD, Fellow of the HEA

Senior Lecturer


Dr Cseh is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bucks New University and is the current Course Co-Leader of the MSc Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) programme, and a core member of the Centre for Positive Psychology. She holds a BA(Hons) in Psychology from the University of California Berkeley, in the USA, and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, where her thesis was on flow in visual creativity, in relation to mental imagery. She thereafter completed a postdoc at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) within the art & design department, on the psychology of creativity assessment and skill gaps within the graphic design sector.

Her particular research focus continues to be on flow experience and creativity. She has been involved in research on design creativity and assessment in interdisciplinary and international collaborations. Other interests include: positive psychology (particularly second and third wave), STE(A)M (i.e., STEM + Arts), design cognition, mental imagery, altered/exceptional states, parapsychology, art therapy, music psychology, emotion, motivation and attention.
She is a member of the American Psychological Association’s Division 10 (Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts), the European Flow Researchers’ Network (EFRN), and the UK Creativity Researchers.