CUSP, FCRG, PHeW, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

Recently, members of the School's research groups recorded their conversations with other academics in their fields: Paul Stenner from CuSP talked to Prof. Sonia Livingstone about social psychology, the internet and young people's lives todayDavid Kaposi from PHeW talked to Prof. Peter Fonagy about openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trustSarah Laurence from FCRG talked to Prof.… Continue reading New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre

The Psychology of Face Perception

Dr Sarah Laurence, a Lecturer in the School, interviews Professor Cathy Mondloch, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Face Perception Lab at Brock University, Canada. Professor Mondloch is an expert on the Psychology of Face Perception. She explains the importance of face recognition in real world settings, such as the difficulties faced by people… Continue reading The Psychology of Face Perception

Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Research in the School

Seeing familiar faces out of context – would you know that face anywhere?

Dr Ailsa Strathie  discusses her recent work with another academic from the School, Dr Sarah Laurence on the limits of familiar face recognition, published in a new article in the journal Perception. Imagine you take a day trip to a town you rarely visit. While walking around you spot a former colleague who lives and works in this area.… Continue reading Seeing familiar faces out of context – would you know that face anywhere?

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing a new lecturer in the School, Sarah Laurence

We introduce a new lecturer in the School, Dr Sarah Laurence. Sarah, welcome to the School. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.  I am a cognitive psychologist with a particular interest in how we perceive and recognise faces.This topic has always fascinated me because faces are all… Continue reading Introducing a new lecturer in the School, Sarah Laurence