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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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"Behaviour and Architecture" - Prof. Kate Jeffery

Prof Kate Jeffery is a neuroscientist researching how the brain makes an internal representation of space. Kate founded the “Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience” at UCL, a laboratory comprising several researchers who use physiological methods to study cognition. She studies how spatially sensitive neurons encode complex spaces, with a particular focus on two main issues: three dimensional space, and the internal “sense of direction”.


John Draper

I'm the Head of Administration for the Division of Psychology & Language Sciences. I've overall responsibility for all aspects of Divisional administration including Finance and Research, HR, Teaching and Learning, Estates & Facilities, and IT. I'm responsible for the smooth running of the Division's administrative functions and manage the administrative and support staff within the…

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