This programme is related to biological and experimental psychology. This includes cognitive evolution and the biological basis of human social behaviour, decision making and sexual orientation are a central consideration. Strong emphasis is placed on the experimental approach to research problems in these fields of psychology.
Recent research includes: physical reasoning and social cognition in corvids; colour perception in bumblebees; the transmission of cultural information in humans using evolutionary models; sex differences in cognition; the use of zebra fish as a model behavioural assay of addiction; visual attention and search in humans and non'human animals; the role of cannabinoid signalling in several neural processes; social evolution in mole rats; gene'brain interaction in mammalian reproductive behaviour; the utility of drosophila models of circadian rhythms; face processing and imitation; and the philosophy of mind.
Course Additional Entry
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree.
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