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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As easy as ABC? A novel psychological approach to teacher agency: exploring the influence of affect on behaviour and cognition (2023-11-29) - ThesisDespite recognition that agency matters for teachers’ effective performance, psychological theories underlying agency have not been clearly established to date. This thesis addresses the deficit in understanding teachers’ ...
Sex/gender differences in romantic jealousy in the UK and China : integrating social-cognitive and evolutionary approaches (2023-11-29) - ThesisMen and women differ in experiencing romantic jealousy: men are more distressed by sexual infidelity, women by emotional infidelity; men are more distressed by rivals surpassing themselves in attainment of resources, women ...
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Investigating the early changes in intrinsic properties and synaptic inputs in the vulnerable fast-type motoneurons of SOD1ᴳ⁹³ᴬ mouse model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (2023-11-29) - ThesisAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterised by the deterioration of upper and lower motoneurons (MNs), which leads to paralysis and death. Pathophysiological alterations in ...
Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) cognitive mechanisms for joint action and virtual environment navigation (2023-11-29) - ThesisChimpanzees have demonstrated across several experimental studies and field observations that they can successfully work together. The cognitive mechanisms that chimpanzees employ for joint action, however, remain unclear. ...