Psychology & Neuroscience
The School of Psychology & Neuroscience has consistently been ranked one of the best research departments in the UK. Our research is broadly organised around 5 research themes, namely human cognition, neuroscience, origins of mind, perception, and social psychology, with many members of the School carrying out research in more than one theme. Researchers from the School also contribute to numerous interdisciplinary research centres and institutes.
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(2016-07-28) - Journal articleMany group-living animals coordinate movements with acoustic signals, but so far most studies have focused on how group movements are initiated. In this study, we investigated movement patterns of wild sooty mangabeys ...
(2016-02-22) - Journal article
Computerized self-administered measures of mood and appetite for older adults : the Novel Assessment of Nutrition and Ageing toolkit (2016-02-10) - Journal articleThe "Novel Assessment of Nutrition and Ageing" (NANA) toolkit is a computerized system for collecting longitudinal information about older adults' health and behavior. Here, we describe the validation of six items for ...
Women’s facial redness increases their perceived attractiveness : mediation through perceived healthiness (2016-07-01) - Journal articleIn the present research, we investigated whether the red-attraction relation that has been observed for men viewing women may also be observed with regard to women’s facial redness. We manipulated facial redness by slightly ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06) - ThesisHumans exhibit a number of suboptimal behaviours in the wake of a loss. For example, gamblers often ‘chase’ their losses in an attempt to break even. Similarly, investors tend to hold on to losing stocks too long in the ...