Department of Psychology

New study reveals emotion recognition difficulties in boys and girls with severe antisocial behaviour

New findings from Dr Graeme Fairchild suggest teenagers with conduct disorder struggle to recognise facial expressions which could pave the way for new types of treatments.

Study reveals new insights into rare chronic pain condition

Latest findings into the condition Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome could provide important insights into how to treat the condition.

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New study reveals that causes of severe antisocial behaviour may differ for boys and girls

The causes of severe antisocial behaviour may differ between boys and girls, which could pave the way for new sex-specific treatments, according to a major new study.

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Humans hardwired to lean to the right while kissing the world over

New research that looked into people's kissing bias could have wider implications for cognitive and neuroscience.

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Food allergic consumers more confident about eating out

The new study presents strong evidence that legislation enforcing better allergen information has had a positive impact on consumers and is good for business.

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Psychology ranked 1st in Guardian University Guide 2018

Psychology at the University of Bath has been ranked 1st in Guardian University Guide 2018 with our students some of the happiest in this subject in the UK.

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Take part in new psychology research

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Our psychologists are looking for volunteers for a new study to understand more about compulsive hoarding.

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate courses

We have a highly successful suite of psychology courses that include placement year opportunities both overseas or in the UK.

Studying psychology

Staff and students discuss the BSc and MSci Psychology courses.

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Postgraduate study

MSc Health Psychology

Admissions Tutor Dr Sally Adams gives an overview of the MSc Health Psychology course.

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Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Director of Studies, Professor Paul Salkovskis, talks about the Doctorate Clinical Psychology course.

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Research degrees

PhD Postgraduate study

Current staff and students discuss their work within our growing Psychology department, and why they chose to study a PhD in Psychology at the University of Bath.

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Research student insight

Greg Thomas

Greg is researching decision making processes and the impact of our travel mode choice.

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Research

Research

We have a distinctive research profile and a long-standing record of cutting-edge, theoretically-informed research in applied aspects of psychology.

Seminars and group meetings

Our department arranges a number of seminars and research group meetings throughout the year.

Participate in research

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We have many research projects and experiments taking place, and are always looking for new participants to help with our data collection.

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