The latest news from the Psychology department

PPLS student awarded Glushko dissertation prize

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Tianwei Gong received the prestigious prize for her Psychology PhD thesis ‘Causal induction in time’

New study reveals virtual conversations boost, not hinder, child language development

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In an era dominated by virtual communication, a new joint study from University of Edinburgh and the University of Warwick funded by the Economic and Social Research Council has shed light on the influence of online interactions on the language and grammar development of young children.

DigiCAT team wins Wellcome Prize

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The DigiCAT project, led by Psychology lecturer Dr Aja Murray, has won the Wellcome Data Prize in Mental Health.

British Academy fellowship for Psychology Professor

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Professor Martin Pickering has been recognised by the UK’s national academy for his notable academic contributions.   

Psychology study finds that music could be key to curbing cybersickness

Using virtual reality can cause dizziness, nausea and headaches, new psychological research suggests music may be the cure.

Psychology early-career researcher to be honoured by British Science Association for cutting-edge research

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Last week the British Science Association (BSA) announced that Psychology early-career researcher, Dr Bérengère Digard, has been selected to deliver the social sciences award lecture.

Psychology project secures second stage of Wellcome funding

The mental health project, led by Dr Aja Murray, aims to develop a digital tool for counterfactual analysis.

Psychology student comes runner-up in 'Best Overall Conference Presentation' award at 2023 BPS Scottish Undergraduate Research Conference

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Congratulations to final-year psychology student, Albatool Almubarak, who presented on congenital aphantasia.

Psychology student wins School heat of the Three Minute Thesis

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Congratulations to Lucas Perry, a first year PhD student, who presented on the ‘Executive Function's Confounding Genetic Confounders’.

Psychology Graduate Honoured by British Council

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Congratulations to Dr Lilian Balatsou who received the Social Action Award for her project ‘Greek Girls Code’ at the Study UK Alumni Awards.