We offer an outstanding research and teaching environment providing opportunities for graduate students to work with world-renowned researchers across a wide spectrum of topics. Our research focuses on understanding the psychological and biological bases of behaviour, to improve the health and wellbeing of both individuals and society. Research in the department includes behavioural neuroscience, perceptual and cognitive sciences and cognitive neuroscience. Our staff are directly involved in several research centres and institutes including the ESRC Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Centre, the Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, the Birkbeck/UCL Centre for Neuroimaging, and the Centre for Mathematics and Physics in the Life Sciences & Experimental Biology. Research facilities available to members of staff comprise state-of-the-art equipment for most types of behavioural research, scanning facilities (MRI), eye- and motion-tracking facilities as well as TMS facilities.