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Read more at: A special issue of Canadian Audiologist is devoted to the life and work of Professor Brian Moore.

A special issue of Canadian Audiologist is devoted to the life and work of Professor Brian Moore.

9 July 2020

A special issue of Canadian Audiologist is devoted to the life and work of Professor Brian Moore . The tribute article had PhD students, friends and colleagues helping to express the work, life and character of Prof Moore and after many compliments, they added: "we have run out of adjectives; a most delightful person." -...

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Read more at: Dr Dénes Szücs' lab led a large scale multi-lab replication study on the att-SNARC effect

Dr Dénes Szücs' lab led a large scale multi-lab replication study on the att-SNARC effect

7 July 2020

The lab of Dénes Szücs has lead a large scale multi-lab replication study of the so-called attentional SNARC ( The attentional spatial-numerical association of response codes) effect . This effect is considered crucial evidence suggesting that humans have an automatically activating spatial mental number line. The...

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Congratulations to the academics receiving promotion on the 1st of October 2020

1 July 2020

We are delighted to inform the Department of the following Senior Academic Promotion success taking place from the 1st of October 2020 aew69@cam.ac.uk.jpg van-der-linden-sander-250x250.jpg Andrew Welchman , promoted to Professor Sander van der Linden , promoted to Reader The Department of Psychology would like to...

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Research conduct by Dr S. Foley, Dr B. Bland, Dr L. Blake and Dr. S. Imrie investigates family estrangement during COVID-19

19 June 2020

"Lockdown restrictions have not brought estranged family members closer together" - Research press, University of Cambridge. The Research, Family estrangement and the COVID-19 Crisis , led by Dr Sarah Foley,​ Dr Lucy Blake, Dr Becca Bland and Dr Susan Imrie at the Centre for Family Research , found that 55% of the...

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Read more at: Dr Simone Schnall has been appointed as Editor for the book series by Routledge 'Essays in Social Psychology'

Dr Simone Schnall has been appointed as Editor for the book series by Routledge 'Essays in Social Psychology'

18 June 2020

Dr. Simone Schnall , Reader in Experimental Social Psychology, has been appointed as Editor of the prestigious Essays in Social Psychology book series, by Routledge. The titles previously published included topics such as social cognition, interpersonal relationships, group processes, and intergroup relations, written by...

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Tamasha Theatre company, who spent a few months at the Centre for Family Research, has new Play streamed online

10 June 2020

In 2017, the Centre for Family Research worked with Tamasha Theatre Company on a public engagement project to produce a new play ' Half of Me ' about a teenager who discovers she is donor conceived. The play toured alongside Tamasha's main play 'Made in India' about a Londoner who travels to India for Surrogacy which will...

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Prof Usha Goswami has been awarded the BERA John Nisbet Fellowship 2020

8 June 2020

prof-usha-goswami.jpg Prof Usha Goswami has been awarded the John Nisbet Fellowship 2020 for making an outstanding contribution to educational research over her career. The British Education Research Association (BERA) award John Nisbet Fellowship, is named in honour of the first President of BERA. The award recognises the...

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Dr Rebecca Lawson leads study on how the lockdown measures are affecting the autism community

2 June 2020

screenshot_2020-06-02_at_17.58.23.png Dr Rebecca Lawson is working with PhD student (Claudia Lage) and PaL Lab Research Assistant (Timothy Sandhu) to build a picture of how the lockdown measures put in force to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting the autism community. For more information see: https://www.lawsonlab...

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New paper in Current Biology by Dr Jasper Poort shows that mouse and human eye movements share some important similarities

15 May 2020

New paper in Current Biology by Dr Jasper Poort shows that mouse and human eye movements share some important similarities How do mice use eye and head movements during vision? In a study published in Current Biology , Arne Meyer, John O'Keefe and Jasper Poort used a lightweight tracking system to measure eye and head...

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Read more at: Dr Sander van der Linden focuses on research to support COVID-19 pandemic response

Dr Sander van der Linden focuses on research to support COVID-19 pandemic response

14 May 2020

With expertise in psychological and behavioural sciences, Dr Sander van der Linden is focusing on research that will be useful for how policy-makers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The article Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response , published in the journal Nature Human...

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