Psychology Research

We are in the top 20 Psychology departments in the UK for world-leading research publications.

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework gave the department a 4-star rating. REF found that a complete 100% of the research was of international standing. 75% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent.

Research in the Department is organised around four key themes:

Infancy and Early Development

We are one of the largest groups worldwide working on development in babies.

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Language and Literacy

We are interested in language and literacy at multiple levels from phonemes to paragraphs, and beyond.

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Perception and Action

Investigating human interactions with the world via sensory and motor processes.

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Social Processes

We use a range of quantitative and qualitative methodologies to study the social and cognitive processes that shape human actions and evaluations of others.

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