The latest news from the Psychology department

Hundreds of genes linked to intelligence in global study

More than 500 genes linked to intelligence have been identified in the largest study of its kind

Research assistant appointed Beltane Public Engagement Fellow

Lauren Hadley is appointed as a Public Engagement Fellow of Beltane Public Engagement Network

Genes are a key to problem-solving powers, study says

More than half of the difference in intelligence between people can be traced to their genes, a study suggests

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

Psychology lecturer creates new article format for exploratory research

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

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

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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

Science ceilidh highlights brain research

Science Ceilidh Band
In the mood for dancing? Get down with a science ceilidh!

Focus on resilience at Psychology Research Day

Psychology Centre to host research event inspired by the work of incoming Director Andrew McIntosh