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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

Dolphins learn from each other to walk on water

A new study, by Whale and Dolphin Conservation and the universities of St Andrews and Exeter, reveals dolphins learn tricks from each other.

29 August 2018Research

Researchers call for open and respectful debate around Stanford Prison Experiment

Professor Steve Reicher is one of the world’s leading social psychologists who have called for an open and respectful debate over the SPE.

28 August 2018Research

British psychologist to receive prestigious award

Steve Reicher, Wardlaw Professor in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience, has been awarded the 2018 Harold Lasswell Award.

6 July 2018Awards

Are four-year-olds able to plan for the future?

A benchmark test to determine whether young children are capable of planning for the future may be flawed, according to new research.

6 July 2018Research

No pain, no gain: revolutionary innovation comes at a cost

A team of researchers from the School of Biology has generated new insights into how human groups work to solve far-reaching problems together.

13 June 2018Research

Train your sports brain

Leading sports psychologist improves 'mental game'.

18 September 2009Sport

Seeing is believing at Science Week

University students and staff will welcome visitors to an interactive festival from 8th-15th March.

4 March 2008University news

The long & short of it – tall women aim high

New research has revealed that tall women may be more ambitious in their careers and less inclined to start a family.

5 October 2005Research

The first kiss

CAPTION: Two chimpanzees kiss and make up. CREDIT: Professor Frans de Waal.

12 October 2003Research