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Experimental Psychology

We are engaged in groundbreaking studies that are investigating theoretically important questions and bringing their work to bear on society’s most pressing needs.

Our department consists of 30 internationally recognised scholars and a diverse graduate student population.

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The Bystander Effect: Dr Lasana Harris shows how our brains dehumanise homeless people

The Museum of Homelessness worked with neuroscientist Dr Lasana Harris and several participants who have experienced homelessness to understand what is termed ‘the bystander effect’, where people form a dehumanised perception of others through a lack of social engagement.

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Hector Page

My research focuses on using computational modelling to explain how the brain processes space. As part of the Jeffery Lab, I am specifically interested in spatially-responsive cells such as Head Direction, Grid, and Place cells. I am a firm believer in the value of data-driven model formation, and model-driven data collection. As such, I work…

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