Psychology & Neuroscience Theses
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, 2019-06-28) - ThesisCumulative culture enables humans to shape their niche and to live in extreme environments. To understand the factors enabling cumulative culture, we need to understand which cognitive abilities support it, how they ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisStress exposure throughout life can shape ageing phenotypes by causing changes within an individual’s physiology, such that growth, lifespan and many fitness-related traits are significantly and sometimes permanently ...
(University of St Andrews, 2001-06-22) - ThesisTraditional psychological explanations of crowd theory have decontextualised events and obscured the fact that crowd incidents are typically inter group encounters. This has led to research being rooted in the crowd ...
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