3 Aug 2017

Babies learn from day one, new study shows

Babies have the capacity to learn from social experiences in their first days of life, a new study from Psychology researchers at the University of Dundee has revealed. The study, which involved more than 80 infants, demonstrated that they showed signs of learning from repeated social interactions even in their first two days. Researchers administered the `still face procedure’, a well-established technique where someone interacting with the child essentially freezes in the middle of the conversation and ignores them for a few minutes. The babies became distressed (something that also happens in olde...

Babies learn from day one, new study shows

18 Jul 2017

Congratulations to our Graduates!

Congratulations to all our Psychology graduates! To mark the achievements of the Class of 2017 we held a very well-attended Reception. As the photograph shows, staff were in celebratory mood too!  (Left to right: Yuki, Lynne, Ben & Alissa)...

Congratulations to our Graduates!

20 Jun 2017

Bringing Dundee To The World

Dr Ben Vincent recently organised and attended a workshop at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, called What Is Attention? “It was an excellent opportunity to get a handful of experts in the area of attention together. It allowed us the chance to step back from empirical findings and zoom out to consider large theoretical questions surrounding attention." said Dr Vincent. The workshop brought together a diverse group of leaders in the field from Stanford, New York and Dundee, and offered opportunity for future partnerships....

15 Jun 2017

Reaching an International Audience with Social Media

Dr Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel, a Psychologist from the The University of Dundee, is harnessing the power of social media to enable students to learn and teachers to teach. Her desire is to make research on learning more accessible to students, teachers and other educators for maximum impact. Carolina joins experts from around the globe to run The Learning Scientists, a group of educational experts who provide six simple strategies for effective learning. A recent blog post about learning styles gained over fifty thousand page views and inspired a meme that went viral. Carolina is also connecting to teach...

Reaching an International Audience with Social Media

16 May 2017

Final Year Psychology Student Invited to Present at British Psychological Society Annual Conference

Final Year Psychology student Egle Dalinkeviciute recently presented a poster at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference in Brighton . The Society's Annual Conference attracts leading academics, researchers and practitioners from around the world to share their Psychology research. Egle was invited to present research conducted during the completion of a highly competitive British Psychological Society Undergraduate Research Assistantship.  The award was given to Psychology lecturer Dr. Josephine Ross, to allow her to provide Egle with 'hands-on' experience of research within the mini...

Final Year Psychology Student Invited to Present at British Psychological Society Annual Conference