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16- & 17-year-olds' Voting in the 2014 Independence Referendum

The 2014 Scottish independence referendum was the subject of a large-scale study of young people's views conducted by Professors Mark Bennett (Dundee), Peter Grant (Saskatchewan) and Dominic Abrams  (Kent). The first major publication emerging from this work is soon to appear in the British Journal of Social Psychology. This study found that voting for independence was significantly more likely among i) tho...

New study shows that pride and altruism are developmentally linked

Psychology lecturer Dr. Josephine Ross has published new findings relating to the development of positive social behavior (prosociality). The paper, entitled “You and me: Investigating the role of self-evaluative emotion in preschool prosociality” is published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. Self-evaluative emotions depend on internalized social standards and motivate social action. However, there ...

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...