Psychology & Neuroscience (School of)
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, 2022-06-17) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2021-11-30) - ThesisRepresenting the environment in its most basic components, namely objects and agents, is a fundamental feature of human cognition which we may share to different extents with nonhuman animals. This thesis explored some ...
(2024-06-10) - ThesisGreat apes use gestural communication flexibly and intentionally to request a range of goals across diverse social contexts. The cognitive capacities required for this communication system have been compared to those ...
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(2024-06-10) - ThesisIn animal communication research, there is a keen interest in assessing and comparing the efficiency of communication systems with human languages. Yet, the gestural communication of our closest relatives, chimpanzees, ...