Coos and babbles: Language learning in ‘pre-verbal’ babies

Evelyne is a lecturer in the department of psychology at Goldsmiths. She studied Speech and Language Therapy, Neuroscience and Psychology. She conducts research on infant neurocognitive development and the role of early communicative experience in shaping this process. She uses various brain imaging methods to investigate how the infant brain develops functional specialisation for social Read More…

Voting Preferences and Group-Based Attitudes Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

Agnieszka Golec de Zavala & Oliver Keenan, PrejudiceLab, Goldsmiths, University of London Agnieszka is head of the PrejudiceLab and Reader in the Psychology department at Goldsmith, University of London. She is a member of the AcademiaNet. The Portal for to Excellent Women Academics (http://www.academia-net.org) and has contributed to several diverse research areas, including psychological predictors Read More…

Memory conformity between eyewitnesses

Fiona is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Forensic Psychology Unit at Goldsmiths. She also chairs the Scientific Committee of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG), and acts as Associate Editor for the academic journal ‘Memory’. Fiona has an international reputation for her research on the suggestibility of memory and investigative interviewing, Read More…

The touch test

Natalie Bowling completed her PhD in Goldsmiths’ Banissy lab in 2018. She then completed an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Sussex before once more working in the Banissy lab as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Her work examines interoception, touch, and body representations in typical adults and mirror-sensory synaesthetes. Her broader research interests include Read More…

Threat to national survival: sexual prejudice in times of COVID 19 prejudice in Poland

Agnieszka Golec de Zavala & Oliver Keenan, PrejudiceLab, Goldsmiths, University of London Agnieszka is head of the PrejudiceLab and Reader in the Psychology department at Goldsmith, University of London. She is a member of the AcademiaNet. The Portal for to Excellent Women Academics (http://www.academia-net.org) and has contributed to several diverse research areas, including psychological predictors Read More…

The Art of Slow Looking

Rebecca Chamberlain’s research sets out to understand how and why individuals create and respond so powerfully to works of art. Rebecca studied for a foundation degree in Art and Design at the University of the Arts, London before moving into cognitive science. She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Experimental Psychology at University College Read More…

The Science of Magic

Gustav Kuhn is a cognitive psychologist with a rather unique background – prior to becoming an academic, he worked as a semi-professional magician. Gustav now directs the MAGIC (Mind Attention and General Illusory Cognition) lab at Goldsmith, where he and his team members use magic to uncover the secrets of the human mind.  Gustav is one Read More…

Family research just got harder… and more important

Bonamy is a developmental psychologist and behavioural geneticist, with diverse research and applied experience. To academic and non-academic audiences, she champions the need to assimilate scientific approaches to better understand the role of family processes in children’s mental health and wellbeing. She has innovated and developed methodologies, including an novel, cost-effective and eco-friendly method for Read More…

How to Beat Insomnia and Feel Better in Older Age

This article was originally written by Rotem Perach and published on Medium. Read the original article. “How do people go to sleep? I’m afraid I’ve lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds Read More…