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Invitation - Dundee University Psychology Ball

Check Mate! The Dundee University Psychology Society invites you to our annual psychology ball which will be in a chess theme. The ball will take place on the 4th of April, the Saturday after the end of term, at the Apex City Quay Hotel. Complimentary welcome drinks will be served from 7PM and the meal will begin at 7.30 and tickets are priced £40, with deposits at £20. The dress code for the ball will be black and...

Dundee & Angus College students ‘test drive’ School of Psychology

Being rated number one by our students, here at the University of Dundee we are enthusiastic to be ‘test driven’, to let people see for themselves why we’ve been voted top for student experience in Scotland for the past five years. Last week students from Dundee & Angus College did just this, participating in experiments, hearing about the research happening in the School and learning more about the world...

Shared Identity predicts enhanced health at a mass gathering

Indian Mela gathering and a man holding a object

Mass gatherings (e.g., pilgrimage events, sporting events) are often causes for concern. Participants run the risk of crushing and the close proximity of others can facilitate the transmission of disease. However, being with others can also contribute to one’s well-being. Recent Social psychological research conducted by Nick Hopkins and his colleagues shows that to the degree that those attending a mass gathering identi...