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Professor Trevor W Robbins was appointed to be one of the three Head of the Faculty of 1000 for Psychology

6 April 2020

sobp-honours-trevor-robbins.jpg The F1000prime is launching the new Psychology Faculty and Professor Trevor W Robbins was appointed as Head of the Faculty alongside Professor D. Schacter (Harvard) and Professor J. Becker (University of Michigan). See full article on the F1000 BLOG

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Dr Leor Zmigrod is on Forbes list 30 under 30 and awarded the ESCAN 2020 Young Investigator

2 April 2020

cup-1013619_640.jpg Dr Leor Zmigrod was recently listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Science & Healthcare category and awarded the ESCAN 2020 Young Investigator , by the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Congratulations Dr Zmigrod!

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The Royal Society new publication "Creative Futures", has an amazing interview with Prof N. Clayton

4 March 2020

the_royal_society-creative_futures.jpg The Royal Society new book, "Creative Futures", published by Creative Industries Federation, has an amazing interview with Prof N. Clayton . A copy of the pages, with the interview, is available on "the captured thought" website The Royal Society and the Creative Industries Federation...

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Prof N. Clayton, C. Wilkins and PhD student E. Garcia discuss on "BBC's Look East" how Eurasian Jays respond to magic tricks

4 March 2020

Nicky , Clive and PhD student Elias Garcia were featured on BBC’s Look East on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 to discuss their recent experiments with Dr Alex Schnell (Royal Society Newton Fellow in Clayton's lab) and PhD student Maria Loconsole, exploring the cognitive ability of the Eurasian Jays using magic tricks...

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The Fake News Game paper won the 2020 Research Prize in Public Interest Communications.

10 February 2020

Jon Roozenbeek and Sander Van der Linden won the 2020 grand $10,000 Research Prize in Public Interest Communications from the University of Florida for their paper on the fake news game . Jon Roozenbeek was in attendance to receive the prize and trophy at the University of Florida. The prize is presented by prior winner...

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The Fake News Game received the Brouwer Trust Prize from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences.

16 January 2020

badnewsgamefakenews.png The Fake News Game , Bad News, (co-developed by Dr Sander van der Linden and Dr Jon Roozenbeek at the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab ) received the 100,000 Brouwers Trust Prize , from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences for social impact initiatives that bridge science and society. The Royal...

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Clive Wilkins and Nicky Clayton gave the 16th annual Foundation Day Lecture at the National Brain Research Centre in Dehli

23 December 2019

India National Brain Research Centre ~New Delhi~ 16th Foundation Day Lecture with invited speakers Nicola Clayton and Clive Wilkins of The Captured Thought. untitled-5.jpg

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Prof Usha Goswami on Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, explained the development of language skills.

20 December 2019

prof-usha-goswami.jpg Prof Usha Goswami on Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, explained the importance of rhythm to the development of language skills. screenshot_2019-12-20_at_14.09.52.png Go to BBC Sound PLAY, Woman's Hour 11:20min (19/12/2019), to listen to the full interview

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Prof Jeff Dalley has been awarded the Gary Price Memorial Lecture 2019

18 December 2019

Professor Jeff Dalley has been awarded the Gary Price Memorial Lecture 2019. prof_jeff.jpg The award is a recognition for those who made a significant and sustained contribution to the Pharmacology field. > See BPS page for award winners 2019 The prize lecture and presentation was given at the Pharmacology 2019 at the...

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Dr Vicky Leong’s latest research on Mothers’ and babies’ brains connecting together, was published in The Telegraph

17 December 2019

Dr Vicky Leong ’s latest research on Mothers’ and babies’ brains connecting together was published in The Telegraph on the 14th of December. sgdyad300dpicrop.jpg Positive emotions help us to communicate in a much more efficient way. - Vicky Leong The main University website published a piece of news about the research...

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