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Department of Psychology
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We are amongst the Top 10 Psychology Departments in the UK with an outstanding academic staff highly rated for both teaching and research and are consistently ranked as one of the best Psychology departments for employability. We were rated 24th out of 81 Departments in the Times Higher 'Intensity' 2014 REF ranking for Psychology, Neuroscience and Psychiatry with 77% of our research being recognised as world leading.

Lore Thaler interviewed for ‘New Scientist’ about her work on human echolocation. Read the online article at

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630204.100-human-bat-uses-echoes-and-sounds-to-see-the-world.html#.VUuAV_lVhBc

Also available in the magazine issue http://www.newscientist.com/issue/3020

Fetal development

There are a number of projects on fetal development using 4D ultrasound scans in order to identify movements in the fetus.

(8 Apr 2015) » More about Fetal development


Can patterns in a Monet be used to talk about psychopathic traits (TEDx)?

Dr Luna Centifanti, in her TEDx talk, compared patterns in Monet's paintings to psychopathic traits in children and behaviour problems. She argued for early intervention before patterns become too complex.

(7 Apr 2015) » More about Can patterns in a Monet be used to talk about psychopathic traits (TEDx)?


Dr Lore Thaler – podcasts by Nature.com and This American Life

Dr Lore Thaler from Dept of Psychology, Durham University was interviewed and featured for two independent audio features /podcasts for Nature and This American Life

(2 Apr 2015) » More about Dr Thaler - International Podcasts



Contact Details

Durham City
Psychology Department
Durham University
Science Laboratories
South Road
DURHAM
DH1 3LE
Tel:+44(0)191 3343240
Email: psychology.office@durham.ac.uk


Queen's Campus
Psychology Department
Durham University
Queen's Campus
University Boulevard
Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BH
Tel:+44(0)191 3340101
Email:
psychology.office@durham.ac.uk

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