Organization profile

Organisation profile

The School of Psychology is part of the College of Life Sciences and Medicine and provides an exciting and vibrant research-led learning environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Our research activity is grouped around three themes:

Within these themes, specialist groups conduct research funded by research councils, government, charitable groups, and industry on topics ranging from understanding the fundamental processes of the human mind and their link to underlying brain structures to the application of this theoretical knowledge to current societal problems.

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    Kevin Allan

    Person: Academic

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    Søren K. Andersen

    Person: Academic

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    Patric Bach

    Person: Academic


    Research Output

    Open Access
  • 1 Downloads (Pure)

    Anticipating predictability: an ERP investigation of expectation-managing discourse markers in dialogue comprehension

    Rasenberg, M., Rommers, J. & van Bergen, G., 2 Jan 2020, In : Language cognition and neuroscience. 35, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Clustering leads to underestimation of numerosity, but crowding is not the cause

    Chakravarthi, R. & Bertamini, M., 28 Jan 2020, In : Cognition. 198, 104195.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Equipment

    Behavioural Testing


    Research Facilities: Facility

  • Emotion Lab

    Margaret C Jackson (Manager)


    Research Facilities: Facility

  • Prizes

    Associate Fellow and Chartered Member of the BPS

    Margaret C Jackson (Recipient), Mar 2013

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Best thesis supervisor (AUSA awards)

    Amy Irwin (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Awards, Medals, Prizes and Distinctions

    James S. McDonnell Scholar Award

    Amelia Rebecca Hunt (Recipient), Jan 2012

    Prize: Awards, Medals, Prizes and Distinctions


    External examiner to PhD Sylwia Macinska

    Bert Timmermans (Examiner)
    9 May 2019

    Activity: Examination, Reviewing, Supervision, Teaching, or TutoringExamination

    Social interaction: rewarding contingencies in joint attention and motor learning

    Bert Timmermans (Speaker)
    20 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    External examiner to PhD Aisha Sahai

    Bert Timmermans (Examiner)
    17 Jul 2019

    Activity: Examination, Reviewing, Supervision, Teaching, or TutoringExamination

    Press / Media

    Five ways rudeness can actually be a positive experience

    Amy Louise Irwin & Ceri Tamsin Trevethan


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    New tractor driver situation awareness checklist

    Amy Louise Irwin


    4 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Students, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market

    Amy Louise Irwin & Gabi Ionut Lipan


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'


    Assessment of Mood and Cognitive Function

    John Crawford (Coordinator), Paul H. Garthwaite (Coordinator), David C. Howell (Coordinator)


    British Science Festival Exhibition

    Douglas Martin (Participant), Gillian Slessor (Participant), Jacqui Hutchison (Participant), Kenny Smith (Participant)

    Impact: Other Impacts

    Depressive Disorder Research

    Ian Reid (Coordinator), Isobel Cameron (Coordinator), Kenneth Lawton (Coordinator), John Crawford (Coordinator)