Research in the School of Psychology

Research and research training has a high priority in the school.  


Our excellence has been recognised through the Research Excellence Framework, in which 83 per cent of school activity was judged to be of world leading or internationally excellent standard, placing us within the top 20 psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry schools across the country.

We have a thriving PhD community, with around 80 doctoral students, and purpose-built research facilities.

In 2016 staff in the School of Psychology had 75 papers accepted or published. You can also access the full list of 84 papers from 2015 with links to the online versions and staff pages. You can also access a list of over 100 papers from 2014.


Papers published recently

Kondo, H. M., Farkas, D., Denham, S. L., Asai, T., & Winkler, I. (2017). Auditory multistability and neurotransmitter concentrations in the human brain. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372(1714). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0110

Battaglini, L., Casco, C., Isaacs, B. R., Bridges, D., & Ganis, G. (2016). Electrophysiological correlates of motion extrapolation: An investigation on the CNV. Neuropsychologia, 95, 86–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.12.019

Kristensen, M., Edworthy, J., & Özcan, E. (2016). Alarm fatigue in the ward: An acoustical problem?. SoundEffects - An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sound and Sound Experience, 6(1), 88-104.

Laurent, L., Millot, J.-L., Andrieu, P., Camos, V., Floccia, C., & Mathy, F. (2016). Inner speech sustains predictable task switching: direct evidence in adults. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 28(5), 585–592. https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2016.1164173

Online psychology research

Discover some of the many research projects underway here by taking part online.

Help us with our research by doing online questionnaires.

Have a look at some current surveys

Research seminars in the School

A wide range of exciting speakers from all over the world.

4pm every term-time Wednesday in Link 3rd floor seminar room.

Have a look at our seminar programme