The Department of Psychology is very proud to receive an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of their success in developing a programme of support for women in academia.
Reading certain words in Harry Potter triggers part of the brain concerned with feelings say researchers.
Research into child development is to benefit from two awards worth a total of £1.3m from The Leverhulme Trust.
Lancaster psychology professor Gert Westermann is the co-author of a new textbook, 'A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology', which has already gathered some very favourable reviews.
Professor Kate Cain is the recipient of the 2014 Samuel Torrey Orton Award from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).
Experts from Lancaster University and the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool have secured one of the largest grants ever awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) - to carry out research which will transform understanding of how children learn to communicate.
The book Fathers in Cultural Context, in which Professor Charlie Lewis wrote a chapter, has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award from Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.