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We use a rigorous scientific approach to study the human mind, brain and behaviour.

Research is carried out by three distinctive but cross-disciplinary groups, the Behavioural Science Group, the Lifespan Health & Wellbeing Group and the Language and Learning Group, and other non affilaited research staff.

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Applying the core principles of cognitive psychology, we explore how people come to make the important decisions in their everyday lives.

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Lifespan Health
and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing across the lifespan, with an emphasis on translating research into clinical practice and health policy.

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Language and

Cognitive factors involved in the successful mastery of language and learning, and applying the language research to the classroom.

With the latest facilities we carry out:

  • field experiments
  • large longitudinal epidemiological studies
  • experimental psychology
  • cognitive research
  • quantitative and qualitative research
  • mathematical modelling including the use of network analyses, statistical bootstrapping, and computational simulations.