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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(2018-05) - Journal articleMuscarinic acetylcholine receptors (mAChRs) mediate effects of acetylcholine (ACh) in many systems, including those involved in spinal functions like locomotion. In Xenopus laevis tadpoles at two days old, a model vertebrate ...
(2019-02-13) - Journal articleStudies testing linguistic laws outside language have provided important insights into the organization of biological systems. For example, patterns consistent with Zipf's law of abbreviation (which predicts a negative ...
(2018-03-26) - Journal articleTwo of the most important milestones in children’s development are joint action (acting with others) and joint attention (attending with others). These are popular fields in both psychology and philosophy, but have formed ...
Effect of violence and other social indicators on formidability preferences for male faces in Colombia (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisFacial preferences have been studied in the context of variation in health, media access, education and environmental harshness. This thesis explored the potential influence of violence which has been largely neglected in ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - Thesis