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The truth about panic

Professor Stephen Reicher from the School of Psychology & Neuroscience writes about panic and human behaviour in a crisis.

31 March 2020Covid-19

Crowds go mad when going gets tough

Bad crowd behaviour is more likely when people face challenging circumstances, according to new research at St Andrews.

22 January 2019Research

Out of group, out of mind

New study finds basic mental processes at the root of troubles between groups

5 December 2013Research

‘The greatest show on earth’

Why Hindu festival has surprising lessons for us all

17 January 2013Research

‘The greatest show on earth’ has surprising lessons for us all

Researchers to unveil findings in the new year.

19 December 2012Research

Why crowds are good for you

Participation is important for well-being, according to scientists.

18 October 2012Research

The greatest show on earth

CAPTION: Just some of the images taken during the Mela by Professor Steve Reicher.

2 February 2007Research