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Psychology hits the headlines with international paper

Psychology lecturer Dr Josephine Ross  has recently published a paper in Developmental Science, showing that the established test of infant self-awareness (mirror self-recognition) may be culturally biased.  Toddlers from Dundee, Zambia and Istanbul performed differently depending on how their self-awareness was measured. Dr Ross’ paper (available here ) has been picked up and publicised by the highly respected...

Psychology student starts Sign Language Society

A PhD student in Psychology has started a new student society at the University of Dundee for teaching British Sign Language (BSL). The society teaches students BSL and D/deaf awareness, holds social events and raises money for the local Tayside Deaf Hub. The President and founder Cameron Melvin said “I am very pleased that there has been such a great response from students and staff for the Sign Language Society. It&rsq...

welcome to 2016

And now... Semester 2!   Welcome back to the second semester of the academic year. Hopefully everyone is rested and ready for what will inevitably be a busy period. Our final year students will be particularly busy this semester making progress with their dissertations. Always demanding (!)... Yet rewarding too. It is at this stage that students realise just how far they have come since the first year: No longer simply re...