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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

Rats help each other out just as humans do

Rats swapped food for grooming favours in new study.

5 February 2018Research

Professor Reicher on Turkey

This week Steve Reicher, Professor of Social Psychology, was in Istanbul as an observer under the auspices of the International Society for Political Psychology at the trial of an academic colleague accused of terrorist propaganda by the Turkish Government. This is his personal first-hand account.

1 February 2018Public interest stories

Killer whale can mimic human speech

“Wikie” can repeat the words “hello” and “bye bye”.

31 January 2018Research

Mate-choice copying in humans – are all the taken men good?

New study casts doubt on theories about human partner-choice.

29 January 2018Research