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The School of Psychology at UQ is the home of high quality research.

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Want a longer life? Join the club

Want a longer life? Join the club
Nik Steffens and Tegan Cruwys have published findings indicating social groups are vital to longevity and wellbeing

Top Publications

Attitudes to in vitro meat: A survey of potential consumers in the United States

Wilks, M, et al., PLOS ONE 12(2): e0171904. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171904

Are Yawns really Contagious? A Critique and Quantification of Yawn Contagion

Kapitány, R, et al., Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology

Handedness and Graspability Modify Shifts of Visuospatial Attention to Near-Hand Objects

Hayley A. Colman, Roger W. Remington & Ada Kritikos, PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0170542

Exploring the cognitive foundations of the Shared Attention Mechanism

Skorich, D. P., et al., Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Research Centres and Groups

Research Centres and Groups

The School of Psychology has a number of world class research centres and groups. Find out more about the various areas of psychology where our staff work together to foster a culture of research and research training.
Stacey Parker

Featured Researcher

Stacey Parker

Dr Stacey Parker investigates the limitations of work control as a tool for stress-reduction

The impact of creative leisure pursuits on mental wellness and life satisfaction

Featured Project

The impact of creative leisure pursuits on mental wellness and life satisfaction

Our leisure activities are essentially a form of play. There is no pressure, no one telling us what to do and we can be as imaginative as we like. You may have already experienced some of the benefits of participating in a creative leisure activity.

WATCH & LISTEN

The New Psychology of Leadership argues that effective leadership is grounded in leaders' capacity to embody and advance a group identity that they share with others.

The new psychology of leadership: Why and how leaders need to CARE about group identity

The New Psychology of Leadership argues that effective leadership is grounded in leaders' capacity to embody and advance a group identity that they share with others.
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