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Researchers show their media talent

Dr Thomas Bak and Dr Joanna Kopaczyk from the school of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences have been selected to participate in the University's MediaTalent programme.

Age and literacy may protect against loss of cognitive function

The lifestyle factors that help protect us against dementia may also help prevent brain damage caused by strokes

New research grant awarded on innate language learning biases

A major new grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) will enable PPLS researchers to investigate the nature of our linguistic knowledge

University of Edinburgh Philosopher wins Public Philosophy prize

Martin Smith, Philosophy lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, has won the inaugural Sanders Public Philosophy Prize

Celebrate Burns Day with Scots@ed research day

Celebrating research on Scots and Scottish English at the University of Edinburgh

Mediterranean diet could reduce brain shrinkage

Following a Mediterranean diet could reduce brain shrinkage in older age, PPLS research suggests

Sir Godfrey Thomson Exhibition

Pioneering educational psychologist brought to life in a new exhibition.

3 Minute Thesis U21 Competition

People's Choice Award - Vote Now!

Cuddle a puppy at PPLS!

PPLS is seeking to raise £2,500 for Guide Dogs through the #PPLSPuppy campaign