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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.

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"The Science of the Young Ones" with Dr Daniel Richardson

Dr. Michael Mosley visits with Daniel Richardson to conduct a priming experiment to see whether student can be primed to act older simply by being exposed to related words.


Daniel Richardson

My research investigates how internal cognitive processes are grounded in the body, the environment and the social world. In the standard information processing accounts of cognition, the theoretical model is of a cognitive system that thinks and acts in isolation. Accordingly, laboratory experiments quarantine subjects away from a social context.  In my research, I find that a rich interaction between…

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Laboratory:   Eye Think Lab