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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The effects of developmental stress on circadian rhythm ontogeny and the expression of diurnal behaviours (2022-11-29) - ThesisAbstract redacted
Varieties of common ground : common knowledge, common ignorance, and co-presence (2022-11-29) - ThesisCommon ground is seen as the basis for human communication and cooperation. Within common ground research, the main focus has always been on the knowledge that partners know together, i.e., "common knowledge". However, ...
Decision-making, environmental enrichment and the mesolimbic dopamine system in adult and aged rats (2022-11) - ThesisThe dopaminergic system plays a crucial role in learning, reward-processing, motivation, motor control and attention. The population of midbrain dopamine neurons projects extensively to many areas of the brain. This system ...
The functional significance of the sodium-potassium pump in motor control and movement disorders (2022-11-29) - ThesisThe sodium-potassium pump (NKA) is a ubiquitously expressed membrane protein. Mammalian neurons express two isoforms of the NKA’s catalytic α-subunit, the ubiquitous α1, and the neuron-specific α3. Mutations in the α3-NKA ...
The ontogeny of pant hoot vocalisations and social awareness in wild chimpanzees (2023-06) - ThesisWhile some scholars have regarded primate vocal communication as innate, inflexible, and insensitive to the context, recent advances suggest instead that vocal behaviours can be flexible, insofar as they are affected by ...