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Experimental Psychology

Our department consists of internationally recognised scholars and a diverse population of graduate students and researchers. We are engaged in groundbreaking studies that are investigating theoretically important questions and bringing their work to bear on society’s most pressing needs.

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UCL PALS Connect: MSc Social Cognition

Learn more about the MSc Social Cognition by our MSc Alumnas and current PhD students Melissa and Nuoya.


Sophie Renaudineau

How do we create or remember a mental map of our surroundings? My research has mainly focused on trying to understand how spatial memory works. I initially worked on the fascinating spatial ability of homing pigeons to find their way home, by recording their path with a GPS attached to their back. I then became more interested…

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Laboratory:   Neural Encoding Lab