Department of Psychology
Posted on Wednesday 10 May 2023
A new study has shown that the human visual system can ‘trick’ the brain into making inaccurate assumptions about the size of objects in the world around them.
Posted on Thursday 16 February 2023
People who speak more than two languages are more likely to mistakenly use words from the language they’re least proficient in, new research has shown.
Posted on 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.
Federico Segala, Emily Madden, Lydia Searle
Dr Emma James, University of York
Professor Aude Oliva, MIT
Natasha Baxter, Daniel Rogers, Alex Mepham