British queuing habits are governed by ‘the rule of six’, according to a new study by a Professor at UCL PALS. The report found that that we are prepared to wait for six minutes before giving up and are reluctant to join a queue of more than six people.
Two Psychology and Language Sciences teams have been shortlisted for a Professional Services Award this year. The PALS Teaching and Learning Team have been shortlisted for the Service Excellence to Staff award and the Discover UCL Summer School for D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Team have been shortlisted for the Brand Ambassador Award.
A one-off dose of ketamine could help alcoholics overcome their addiction by “erasing” drink-related memories.
A new model that predicts when shoppers are most likely to try different products has been developed by scientists in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, and could aid public health initiatives encouraging healthier product choices.
Professor Miranda Wolpert, Director of the Evidence Based Practice Unit (EBPU) at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and UCL, has been recognised by the Queen in the New Year’s Honours list.