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Brendan Dunlop - BSc Psychology & Language Sciences

Brendan Dunlop, 3rd year undergraduate student on the BSc Psychology & Language Sciences programme, speaks about his experiences at UCL

MyUCL, UCL's weekly all-student e-newsletter recently interviewed Brendan Dunlop, a third year undergraduate student on the BSc Psychology & Language Sciences programme, about his experiences at UCL and in London. More...

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Researchers in Experimental Psychology investigate what differentiates the brain of “super-speakers” from the rest of us

A study being led Dr Joe Devlin (Experimental Psychology) is looking into why some people seem more fluent in speaking than others ("super-speakers"). The study notes the BBC Radio 4 programme Just a Minute in which comedians try and speak on one subject for 60 seconds, without repetition, hesitation or deviation. While it might be easy for them, why do others struggle with such fluency?
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Dr John Wattam-Bell

Dr John Wattam-Bell Remembered

Dr John Wattam-Bell, who was renowned for his research on the development of vision in new-borns, infants and children, died suddenly on December 30th 2013. John’s work contributed profoundly to our understanding of how this fundamental capacity emerges from early brain maturation as well as the ways in which it can develop abnormally in congenital disorders. His work was both practical and theoretical. More...

Dr Katerina Fotopoulou

Research investigating the effects of social support on pain (Dr Katerina Fotopoulou - Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology)  reported on by the media

Research investigating the effects of social support on pain during medical procedures carried out by Dr Katerina Fotopoulou, and colleagues at King's College London and the University of Hertfordshire, has been reported on across the UK media. More...

Professor Brad Love

Professor Brad Love (Experimental Psychology) named a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

Congratulations to Professor Brad Love, Experimental Psychology, who has been named a Fellow of the The Association for Psychological Science
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PALS Seminars

Ines Jentzsch

ICN Seminar - Effects of expertise, normal aging and psychological illness on our ability to monitor for processing conflicts and errors

Speaker: Dr Ines Jentzsch, University of St Andrews
Time: 2 February 2015, 4pm
Venue: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG More...

Starts: Feb 2, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Dr Helen Nuttall

Experimental Psychology Seminar - How do motor representations contribute to speech perception?

Speaker: Dr Helen Nuttall, UCL Research Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
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Starts: Feb 3, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Sam Gilbert

ICN Seminar - Outsourcing cognitive control to the external environment: the role of metacognition

Speaker: Sam Gilbert, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience More...

Starts: Feb 9, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Professor Maggie Snowling

Developmental Science Seminar - Development of Literacy in Children at High-Risk of Dyslexia

Speaker: Professor Maggie Snowling, University of Oxford More...

Starts: Feb 9, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Mark de Vries

Linguistics Seminar - Parenthesis and incompleteness phenomena

Speaker: Dr Mark de Vries, Groningen University More...

Starts: Feb 11, 2015 4:00:00 PM