On a flight to Bolivia, singer-songwriter, Billy Bragg, stumbled across a unique cure for his nervousness about flying by listening to a track by Little Feat. He met up with Dr Cesar Lima, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, and Dr Saloni Krishnan, University of Oxford to explore the science behind it.
Dr Jenni Rodd gives a UCL Lunch Hour Lecture on "Barking up the right tree: how do we understand what words mean?"
Dr Jenni Rodd, Experimental Psychology, gives the UCL Lunch Hour Lecture on 18 October on
"Barking up the right tree: how do we understand what words mean?"
This summer, BSc Psychology student Ifkar Arifin travelled to Bali to pioneer a mental health placement with SLV, a graduate-led volunteering organisation, which focuses on providing opportunities for psychology students and graduates to gain valuable, practical experience within the mental health sector.
Professor David Shanks, Head of Division, gives a UCL Lunch Hour Lecture on "Does social science tell the truth?"
Professor David Shanks, Head of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences gives the UCL Lunch Hour Lecture on 13 October on "Does social science tell the truth?"
Children who enter reception with poor English language skills – whether it’s their first language or an additional language – are more likely to have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in later years, finds a new study co-authored by Professor Courtenay Norbury in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, and Royal Holloway.