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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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UCL Psychology: aligning research with practice

UCL Psychology stands out as one of the best places to study psychology in the world. Jessica had very personal reasons why she was interested in psychology and mental health. Through telling her story, we hope to capture the imaginations of other students hoping to fix real problems by being part of a department that is combining research with education.


Jeremy Skipper

Face-to-face communication is accompanied by an abundance of contextual information relevant to understanding, including both sensory information external to the listener (e.g., observed mouth movements and co-speech gestures) and knowledge or expectations internal to the listener (e.g., discourse context). Most behavioral and neurobiological research of language, however, discards context in favor of studying isolated speech…

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