The latest news from the Psychology department

Monolingualism debate at the Fringe Festival

Is monolingualism making us ill? Thomas Bak thinks so

PPLS Summer Graduations 2017

Students celebrating at PPLS Summer Graduation 2017
We celebrated the success of our PPLS graduates on Monday 3 July.

Smart children more likely to live longer

Smart children are more likely to live longer, a study suggests.

Language, dementia, and the brain over a Pint of Science

Monolingualism as a disease?? Thomas Bak explains why only speaking one language is bad for our health, and what we can do about it

Psychology win BPS award

Psychology win British Psychological Society award for programme innovation

Staying Sharp: how to help your brain age gracefully

The Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) and Age UK have launched a new suite of resources on how to protect our thinking skills

Scottish Undergraduate Psychology Conference comes to Edinburgh

This weekend Edinburgh University Psychology were thrilled to host the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Scottish branch Undergraduate Conference

PPLS Writing Centre now open to both 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduate students

The PPLS Writing Centre, which was previously available only to 3rd-year undergraduates, has opened its doors to 4th-year undergraduates as well.

Psychology at the Edinburgh International Science Festival

Psychology researchers at Edinburgh are looking forward to being involved in this year's Science Festival (1st – 16th April) - so don't miss out on these fantastic events!

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