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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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The Textbook by K. Douglas and R. Sutton, Social Psychology, contains interview with former PBS Student Amos Fong, supervised by Dr Sander van der Linden

4 December 2019

amos_fong.jpg The textbook by K. Douglas and R. Sutton, Social Psychology , contains an interview with one of our former PBS students, Amos Fong, supervised by Dr Sander van der Linden . In the book, Amos explains his work on computational methods in social psychology and how he explored the formation of online group...

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Prof. Nicky Clayton on BBC’s The One Show - discussing Clever Jays and their crafty caching techniques

2 December 2019

the_on_show.jpg Prof Nicky Clayton, on BBC’s "The One Show" discussing Jay's behaviour using some clever tactics to store their food for the future. Go to BBC IPlayer, "The one Show" (28/11/19) 25min 19sec, and see the full conversation about the clever Jays. nicky-clayton.jpg screenshot_2019-12-02_at_09.17.19.png

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The Sir James Cameron Lecture Medal is presented to Dr Sander van der Linden

29 November 2019

The Sir James Cameron Medal is presented to Dr Sander van der Linden by the Royal College of Physician’s President Professor Derek Bell OBE with the accompanying keynote the “Public Understanding of Risk”. sander medal.jpg An absolute honour to receive this medal and deliver the keynote, thanks so much, fantastic audience...

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Dr Jason Rentfrow has research profile published on the Atlantic magazine

22 November 2019

jason-rentfrow-awarded-fellow-of-the-association-for-psychological-science.jpg The article " The Three Personalities of America ", published in the Atlanta Magazine, describes research by Dr Jason Rentfrow and colleagues concerned with the question: "Are there geographical differences in personality?" The article profiles...

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