3 May 2013
Psychology achieved a response rate of 94%, the highest in the University
29 April 2013
Steve is an internationally renowned cognitive scientist who has joined us from the University of Western Australia.
22 April 2013
A team led by academics from the University of Bristol reviewed 48 articles on neuroscience meta-analysis which were published in 2011 and concluded that most had an average power of around 20 per cent – a finding which means the chance of the average study discovering the effect being investigated is only one in five.
10 April 2013
New research has questioned the reliability of neuroscience studies, saying that conclusions could be misleading due to small sample sizes.
27 March 2013
Encouraging young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency to see happiness rather than anger in facial expressions results in a decrease in their levels of anger and aggression, new research from the University of Bristol has found.
25 March 2013
Jenna Todd Jones continues the School's tradition of success in I'm A Scientist competition
25 March 2013
The prize for best oral presentation was awarded to Year 3 University of Bristol student Rebecca Griggs for her talk on "The effects of expectancy information on cephalic phase responses to food".
21 March 2013
A new study by Bristol researchers (Joanna Hall, Nick Scott-Samuel, Roland Baddeley and Innes Cuthill) has investigated whether camouflage patterns can provide benefits when targets are in motion.
18 March 2013
Oxytocin has been called the cuddle chemical and the love hormone. It is thought to be involved in maternal bonding, sexual pleasure, empathy and generosity: all the things which make life worth living. It’s easy to see why it’s being touted as the solution to all of mankind’s ills. But is it really that simple?
12 March 2013
Bristol’s award-winning Professor Bruce Hood, whose Royal Society Christmas lectures were the most successful televised talks of their kind to date, is to visit China where he will introduce aspiring scientists to his unique approach to the human mind.