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Professor Ivo Vlaev comments on World Car Free Day

Off the back of the Prime Minister's climate change u-turn and concerns that the UK won't reach Net Zero in time, are awareness days like World Car Free Day (22nd September 2023) enough to 'nudge' us into being more environmentally conscious?

Fri 22 Sep 2023, 10:43 | Tags: Homepage, Psychology, WBS

"We were never supposed to see our own faces this much" - Prof Heather Widdows

Professor Heather Widdows of Warwick's Philosophy department writes for 'Dazed' on the changing way we conceive of ourselves due to the constant presence of our own reflections.

Fri 22 Sep 2023, 10:41 | Tags: Homepage, Philosophy

Expert Comment: Today’s experience impacts how we feel about last night’s sleep quality

New research from the University of Warwick suggests that how well we think we slept is not only determined throughout the night but also throughout the following day. Findings show that the activities we engage in help us define how well we slept the night before, and that our judgement can change as new information becomes available.

Thu 01 Dec 2022, 15:12 | Tags: Homepage, Psychology

How can behavioural science be used to enhance businesses?

How can behavioural science be used to enhance businesses? Read our Q&A with Behavioural Science in Practice participant Susan Went, for an insight into the knowledge and practical skills she has gained from the course.

Fri 25 Nov 2022, 13:38 | Tags: Homepage, WBS

Prof Nick Chater wins prestigious award for cognitive science

Professor Nick Chater has won the prestigious The David E. Rumelhart Prize for his contribution to cognitive science.

Kenny Smith, Chair of the Cognitive Science Society, said: “Professor Chater’s work ranges from reasoning and decision-making to perception, the acquisition and evolution of language, and the virtual bargaining theory of social interaction. He has also made significant contributions to the public understanding of science and the application of behavioural science to practical problems in public policy and business.”

Fri 07 Oct 2022, 09:53 | Tags: Homepage, Psychology, WBS

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