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

News

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

The persistent sampling bias in developmental psychology: A call to action

Nielsen, M., et al., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
162, 31-38 (2017)

Using foresight to prioritise the present

Bulley, A., et al., Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2017)

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
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.
Jolanda Jetten

Featured Researcher

Jolanda Jetten

Jolanda Jetten looks at identity, group processes and intergroup relations

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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