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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.
Peter Newcombe

Featured Researcher

Peter Newcombe

Associate Professor Peter Newcombe looks at looking at quality of life issues for young people with chronic respiratory conditions

READY (REsilience of Adults everyDaY)

Featured Project

READY (REsilience of Adults everyDaY)

The READY training program is designed to help people to be more resilient in their everyday life.

WATCH & LISTEN

A study led by Professor Catherine Haslam has shown people aged over 50 are more agile mentally if they are socially active - and the effect is even more pronounced in 80-year-olds.

Socialising for brain health

A study led by Professor Catherine Haslam has shown people aged over 50 are more agile mentally if they are socially active - and the effect is even more pronounced in 80-year-olds.
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