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Proof of “beer goggles” theory

Scots scientists have established scientific proof of the "beer goggles" effect, the theory that uglier people look more attractive after a few drinks.

All in the mind

The School of Psychology at the University of St Andrews is once again to open its doors for its annual event "The Psychology of Everyday Life".

University support for psychology students

The understanding of everything from Parkinson's disease to communication between monkeys will be improved as the University of St Andrews provides scholarships to four new psychology students.

Child vs chimp

A primate expert has developed an innovative technique which is providing the first clear evidence that children and chimpanzees learn the traditions of the community they live in by similar processes of imitation.

Madness in 18th century Scotland

A historian claims that his discoveries into mental illness in eighteenth Century Scotland could have implications for psychologists and psychiatrists throughout the country.

Talk by Professor Jamison

A psychologist, whose survival from suicide marked the beginning of a life's work to investigate mental illness and self-inflicted death, is to give a talk at the University of St Andrews.