Psychology Research at Lancaster

According to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Psychology at Lancaster University is in the top 20 Psychology Departments in the UK for world leading (4*) research publications.

100% of the research in Psychology at Lancaster University was found to be of international standing, and 75% of it was found to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Research in the Department is organised around a number of themes:

Infancy and Early Development

Infancy and Early DevelopmentInfancy and Early Development

We are one of the largest groups world-wide working on development in babies.

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Language and Literacy

Language and LiteracyLanguage 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

Perception and ActionPerception and Action

Our group investigates human interactions with the world via sensory and motor processes.

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Social Processes

Social ProcessesSocial 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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