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Golden lion tamarins hear the call of the wild

Golden lion tamarins use unique vocal calls to help their offspring learn valuable life skills, according to new research.

14 December 2018University news

Chimps are users

Chimpanzees use others to get what they want, in a similar way to human beings, new research at St Andrews has found.

21 November 2018Research

Wild orangutan mothers speak up to defend kids

A team of scientists, led by St Andrews, has shown that wild orangutan mothers utilise a unique vocal phenomenon to warn their offspring.

14 November 2018Research

Young children use the same gestures as chimpanzees and gorillas

St Andrews scientists have found that young children use the same gestures as chimpanzees and gorillas.

11 September 2018Research

Male monkeys take it where they can get it

Male monkeys take it where they can get it, but female vervet monkeys take lessons only from other females.

31 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

Older runners have the knowledge

Age and experience are the key factors in predicting running success, according to new research.

2 August 2018Research

New research in the quest to treat memory disorders

New research comparing memory in rodents and humans could have implications for treatments for memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

1 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

Athena Swan Awards

“Promoting inclusivity and fairness is my highest priority,” Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor.

8 May 2018Awards