Our research focuses on child development, hearing and vision, language and communication, memory and attention, reading, neuropsychology, behavioural neuroscience, comparative psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. We conduct world-leading research that improves the lives of children and adults with sensory and cognitive difficulties. Our research influences policy in health and education, and has been judged to be among the best research in experimental psychology in the UK.
Research Assessment Exercise
The Department is ranked in the top ten of the 76 departments of psychology entered into the RAE.
The impact of our research
Our research influences policy and practice in health and education.
What research do we do?
Read about our areas of research which cover a wide variety of topics in experimental psychology.
We have created specialised facilities for cognitive and sensory research. There are opportunities for undergraduates to use these facilities.