Posts Tagged ‘Psychology’

Forum focuses on impact of pain research

Researchers from our Centre for Pain Research play leading role at the European Pain Federation Congress

European Forum focuses on impact of pain research

Researchers from our Centre for Pain Research will play a leading role at the European Pain Federation Congress in Vienna

Mental health ‘labels’ can do more harm than good

Certain mental health labels may be having adverse, negative effects on the patients diagnosed with them, according to new research from our psychologists.

Academics line up for Bath Festival of Nature: Wed 24 Jun

Scientists from the University will be talking straw homes, the subconscious and venoms in a very special fringe event during the week of the Bath Festival of Nature.

Three Minute Thesis winner announced

Discover who is to represent the University in the national three minute research presentation competition

Take part in study looking at attitudes towards diabetes

Volunteers are wanted for the study on Type-2 diabetes, which will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes.

Why is shaking hands such a big deal?

New research suggests social rituals like handshaking could be key to future development of robots

Why shaking hands matters (even when it’s virtual)

New psychology research into human interactions with robots suggests that social rituals like handshaking could be key to their future development.

Award for Health researcher

Dr Rachel Arnold has been recognised by the British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society award for Health researcher

Dr Rachel Arnold in our Department for Health has been recognised by the British Psychological Society.

New Compulsive Hoarding study

Psychology researchers are looking for volunteers to help develop more effective treatments

Volunteers wanted for new Compulsive Hoarding study

Our researchers need local volunteers for a new hoarding study.

Last chance to take part in Travel Survey

There's still time to give us your views: the deadline is Sunday 30 November

Launch of 2014/15 Travel Survey

Help us to improve travel facilities and services to campus - please complete the survey

Psychology hosts first open research participation day

Researchers from the CREATE and Cross-modal cognition laboratories opened their doors to visitors for their first open research participation day on 12 August 2014.

Understanding dyslexia helps reading skills

Research into 'attention deficits' in adult dyslexia may help develop new reading & writing techniques

Understanding ‘attention deficit’ in dyslexics could help improve reading

New research into 'attention deficits' in adults with dyslexia may help develop new techniques for reading and writing.

Do bigger brains help us see better?

Bigger brain areas could have evolved to help us perceive more, & more accurately

Scientists show how bigger brains could help us see better

Bigger brain areas could have evolved to help us perceive more, and more accurately, according to a new study published today by scientists in our Department of Psychology.

Summer school encourages students on the autism spectrum to choose university

This September the University is organising a 3-day residential summer school for students on the autism spectrum.