Psychology

Psychology

Computer Science - Psychology - Mar 4
The speed at which we produce facial expressions plays an important role in our ability to recognise emotions in others, according to new research at the University of Birmingham. A team in the University's School of Psychology carried out research which showed that people tend to produce happy and angry expressions more rapidly, while sad expressions are produced more slowly.
Psychology - Feb 24
Psychology

Campaigners used quasi-religious and mythological themes to create a ‘Brexit religion' with the National Health Service (NHS) at its heart - persuading people to support Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, according to a new study.

Psychology - Feb 22

PhD Candidate Aarron Toal on the psychology behind our cravings. In 2020, the UK Government announced a ban on junk food advertising before 9pm. This followed the ban on in-store deals like ‘buy one get one free' on unhealthy foods.

Environment - Psychology - Feb 18

Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psycholog

Psychology - Feb 23

Fake news stories are more likely to be believed and consequently shared on social media if readers think they have seen them before, research suggests.

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 19
Social Sciences - Psychology

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds a new study led by a UCL researcher.

Psychology - Health - Feb 17

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB*) people are significantly more likely to have mental health conditions and report alcohol and drug misuse than heterosexual people - finds a new study led by UCL researchers in collaboration with the University of East Anglia and City, University.


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