Peter will be be making several appearances on Big Brother's Bit on the Side throughout the 2015 season. Look out for his unique take on both the psychology and the movements of the housemates. Although he's devastated not to be dancing with the gorgeous Emma Willis this year he is, nevertheless, looking forward to having a wiggle with Rylan. His first appearance will be on Wednesday 20th May on Channel 5. Tune in, and dance along!
Lovatt is a Dance Psychologist. He holds the academic post of Reader and
Principal Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire
where he runs the Dance
Psychology Lab. His academic research addresses questions such as:
what’s the link
between dancing and neurodegeneration? How does dancing change the way
think and solve problems? And, why is the way we move linked to our
and genetic make up? Peter has a BSc in Psychology and English, a MSc in
Neural Computation and a PhD in Experimental Cognitive Psychology. He
out his post-doctoral research at the University of Cambridge.
studying the psychology of dance Peter was a professional dancer. He
trained in dance and musical
theatre at the Guildford School of Acting. Peter combined the study of
and psychology in 2008 and since then his work has been reported on TV,
and in the national and international press, where he has become
known as Doctor Dance. He has been invited to give
many keynote talks around the world, he has given five TEDx talks. As a
TV Dance Psychologist he’s
appeared on many popular shows, including Strictly Come Dancing: It
two, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Big Brother's Bit on the Side and the Graham Norton Show.