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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Recent Submissions

  • Cholinergic modulation of spinal motoneurons and locomotor control networks in mice 

    Nascimento, Filipe (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis
    Locomotion is an innate behaviour that is controlled by different areas of the central nervous system, which allow for effectiveness of movement. The spinal cord is an important centre involved in the generation and ...
  • Learning to focus and focusing to learn : more than a cortical trick 

    Dhawan, Sandeep Sonny (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis
    The consequence of many psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia, is an impairment in ‘executive functioning’; an umbrella term for several cognitive processes, including ...
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    Mackenzie, Andrew K. (University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis
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    Schapero, Melissa (University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis
  • Investigating the link between intrusive memories and cognitive control 

    Sayan, Stephanie (University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis
    Intrusive memories are memories for negative autobiographical events that come to mind without being deliberately recalled (Hackmann, Ehlers, Speckens, & Clark, 2004). Previous research has demonstrated that intrusive ...

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