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Cognitive Science Society elects linguistics professor to Governing Board

Kenny Smith is appointed to the Cognitive Science Society Governing Board

Travellers prefer right side of plane

Aeroplane seats
Travellers prefer to sit on the right-hand side of an aeroplane rather than the left, research shows

Personality trait shares genetic link with depression

People affected by depression may have genes associated with anxiety, worry and low mood, a study suggests

Linguistic Society of America Award honours lecturer

Jennifer Culbertson is co-author of paper winning the Best Paper in Language 2017 Award

Psychology lecturer creates new article format for exploratory research

Cognitive neuroscientist Rob McIntosh establishes new article format in the international journal Cortex

World Philosophy Day

Today marks one of the most important days in the Philosophy calendar which has been celebrated every year on the third Thursday in November since 2005.

World University Rankings 2018

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
All of the School’s subjects rank top 5 in the UK and top 30 in the world in the Times Higher Education results

Come Dine With Kant

Philosophy researcher Alix Cohen to host dinner party based on Kant’s rules

Risk of oversharing in conversation increases with age

The risk of oversharing in conversation – or providing a listener with too much irrelevant detail – increases as we age, research suggests

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences has achieved its first Athena SWAN Bronze award for supporting gender equality.