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Keynote lecture on binocular vision and binaural hearing

Professor Nick Wade has been invited to give a keynote lecture on ‘Seeing with two eyes and hearing with two ears’ at the ‘Stereo and Immersive Media’ conference in Lisbon: http://stereoimmersivemedia.ulusofona.pt/ He has also written a catalogue essay for the accompanying exhibition of stereoscopic photography ‘The Paradoxical Image: Francisco Afonso Chaves (1857-1926)’: http://stereoimmers...

New data and review of the literature challenge the stability of the bilingual advantage in children.

Josephine Ross and Alissa Melinger have published new findings relating to the reliability of the so-called ‘bilingual advantage’ in children. The paper, entitled “Bilingual advantage, bidialectal advantage or neither? Comparing performance across three tests of executive function in middle childhood” was published in Developmental Science.  The research was support by the Nuffield Trust.  Whe...

Annual Psychology Postgraduate Conference

Postgraduate students and staff from Psychology and other disciplines at Queen’s University Belfast participated in a one-day conference ( 23.09.16). Fantastic oral presentations from students addressed the social and political significance of Spare Rib magazine, the co-ordination of physical movement by those without sight, the development of the perception of causality, empathy, and more besides. Poster presentations i...