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PhD Opportunities in Psychology at the University of Winchester

Join the dynamic and growing Winchester Psychology team with our portfolio of internationally excellent research spanning the breadth of contemporary psychology, led by passionate and expert academics. Read more

Improving Hydration Status, Cognition and Learning in Primary School Aged Children through Milk (and Milk Permeate) Consumption. (REF: RDF22/HLS/SER/RUMBOLD)

During Covid-19 and the UK lockdown, children have been impacted severely (and unequally), meaning that many children were away from school for 6 months during the first lockdown (Holt & Murray, 2021), potentially influencing learning and educational development. Read more

The development of flexible cognition in children and adults

The ability to switch flexibly between different rules is a crucial skill that emerges gradually during the preschool and early school years, and underpins many more complex behaviours. Read more

Detecting subtle but clinically significant cognitive change in an ageing population

A major challenge facing dementia research is identifying the earliest indicators of clinically-significant cognitive decline. This research project will be linked to the newly established Memory Assessment & Cognitive Ageing Research Unit (MACARU), led by the primary supervisor. Read more

Being a non-native speaker in a dynamic world: Language-related policy and its effects on people's cognition, wellbeing and other aspects of their lives

PLEASE NOTE. This project is for self-funded or externally sponsored students only. It is quite common that a country or community has only one official language, or one overwhelmingly dominant official language amongst a few. Read more

Spatial language and spatial cognition (CoventryK_U22PSY)

Talking about where objects are located (e.g. in the cup; in front of the cinema; to the left of the stapler; this phone, etc.) is an essential part of language and is underpinned by both linguistic and visuospatial brain networks. Read more

Understanding the self in cognition and its behavioural correlates

Self biases are pervasive in our decision making and even in the way we see the world. Evaluating the properties of these biases provides a critical way of trying to understand what we mean by the self – a longstanding quest to numerous disciplines (e.g., psychology, behavioural science, philosophy, neuroscience). Read more

Biological rhythms and the dopamine system in cognitive dysfunction

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia are associated with metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes. Schizophrenia affects 1.1% of the population and although not the most common psychiatric condition it is arguably the most severe and debilitating. Read more

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