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Department of Psychology 

We are a friendly, stimulating and supportive environment for students where science flourishes. We’re one of the world’s top psychology departments, excelling in both teaching and research.

Undergraduate study

Seminars and events


A case of recovery from cerebral achromatopsia and prosopagnosia

4.00PM, PS/B/020

Professor Tony Morland, University of York


How to speak backwards - genetic contributions to a complex language trait

4.00PM, PS/B/020

Dr Dianne Newbury, Oxford Brookes University


The development of goal-directed behaviour: learning the consequences of actions

4.00PM, PS/B/020

Dr MaryAnn Noonan, University of York

Postgraduate study


Showing off: Wild chimpanzees show others objects simply to share attention

Tuesday 15 November 2022

Researchers have observed a wild chimpanzee showing an object to its mother simply for sharing’s sake – social behaviour previously thought to be unique to humans.

New approach in music therapy to help trace change in depression

Friday 4 November 2022

Researchers have proposed a new way of harnessing music therapy for the diagnosis, assessment and monitoring of depression.

Sound cues during sleep could help people to forget specific memories, researchers discover

Monday 17 October 2022

Playing sounds to people while they sleep can be used to help them to forget specific memories, a new study has revealed.


Equality and diversity

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