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.
Dr Hazel Blythe, Northumbria University
Dr Laura Batterink, Western University, Canada
Professor Gareth Gaskell, University of York
Tuesday 12 December 2023
From misremembering that movie quote to forgetting that vital ingredient from the shops for the evening dinner, the human memory is not always reliable. Now, researchers have discovered that sleep may play a key role in distorting memories, but perhaps in a good way.
Monday 16 October 2023
New research suggests a link between viewing pictures of idealised bodies on social media and feeling dissatisfied with our own bodies.
Monday 18 September 2023
The Department of Psychology has placed 7th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 for the subject of Psychology. The ranking recognises the quality of our courses, and the experiences and opportunities they provide to our students.