The latest news from the Psychology department
Perceptive portraits of celebrated group captures how to age well
Healthy ageing study brought to life in an art exhibition celebrating its participants
Clues that suggest lying may be deceptive
The verbal and physical signs of lying are harder to detect than people believe, a study suggests
Affable apes apt to live longer, study shows
Male chimps that are less aggressive and form strong social bonds tend to live longer, research suggests.
Risk of veering off-topic in chat rises with age
People are more likely to deviate off topic during conversation, the older they become, research suggests.
MND affects thinking in up to 80 per cent of patients, study finds
Four out of five people with motor neuron disease are likely to experience changes in their brain function, as well as impaired movement, research suggests.
Turn-taking play visits local schools
Lauren Hadley and Nina Fisher have developed and trialled a play communicating their research in turn-taking
Wellbeing highlighted in student-staff partnership project
Psychology staff and students have created resources to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Languages, love and feminist philosophy
Researchers from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences will take the stage at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Extra year in class raises IQ, study finds
An extra year of schooling can noticeably increase a person’s IQ, research suggests
Psychology topics brought to high school pupils
Undergraduate Psychology students have been working with pupils at Craigroyston Community High School to introduce them to topics such as mental health and well-being