Department of Psychology

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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Supporting children with autism

We've launched two initiatives to support children with autism.

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Apply for our PhD studentship PhD studentship in emotional and physiological responses to Virtual Reality (VR)

Apply for this fully-funded PhD studentship to research emotional and physiological responses of audiences to Virtual Reality (VR) documentary experiences.

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Application Deadline

06/09/17
 
 

News

How sharing can make a hangover less harrowing

Our researchers have written for The Conversation about a new study examining the experiences of hangovers.

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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

Researchers using computer

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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