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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(University of St Andrews, 2020-07-30) - ThesisHuman adults excel at inferring and exploiting the causal relations in the world. This certainly contributed to the unprecedented advancements in many areas of life from technology to health and astronomy, not seen in other ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
Group-level prosocial behaviour and social identity : an analysis of appeals for support in anti-deportation campaigns (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-22) - Thesis
Testing the predictive coding account of temporal integration in the human visual system : a computational and behavioural study (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - ThesisA major goal of vision science is to understand how the visual system maintains behaviourally relevant perceptions given the level of uncertainty in the signals it receives. One proposed solution is that the visual system ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisHuman and primate tool use has been the focus of intensive research for many decades. Studies with non-human great apes are of special interest for the question when certain cognitive abilities evolved. This thesis ...