• 05 OCT 17
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    Can you teach an old ear new tricks?

    Can you teach an old ear new tricks?

    Audition plays a crucial role in native or second language acquisition. Unlike English, Mandarin Chinese is a tonal language. One of the main challenges of learning a second language is hearing and reproducing unfamiliar speech sounds. Despite several studies indicating that musical training and auditory acuity influence second language learning, little is known about whether

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    • 25 SEP 17
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    Psychology sweeps the board!

    Congratulations to Psychology Students and Staff! At the Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme exhibition on 20/9/2017 psychology posters swept the board winning first (Abbie Marono), and both runner-up prizes (Maddi Pownall, Tiffany McNally, and Olivia Smith). Psychology as a school had the greatest number of projects funded from UROS in

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    • 06 JUN 17
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    Tourists risk animal bites

    Wildlife tourists frequently fail to identify aggressive and distressed emotional states in wild monkeys – mistaking animals’ warnings of aggression for ‘smiles’ and ‘kisses’. This can lead to welfare problems for  primates and risk of injury for people, according to new research published by members of the School of Psychology. A new study by a team of

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    • 18 MAY 17
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    Fully funded PhD studentship for Lincoln Masters graduates

    There is one fully-funded Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) PhD studentship available for a September 2017 (or shortly afterwards) start. The studentship details are (1) £14,500 annual stipend for 3 years; (2) full-time UK/EU fees paid; (3) up to £500 research budget per year; (4) requirement to conduct 6-hours of teaching or other School related

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    • 02 MAY 17
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    SU Awards success

    We are delighted that our colleague Dr Rachel Bromnick won the Student Union Award for Inspiring Teacher 2017. Well done and well deserved! We are also proud of our BSc graduate and current Masters student Verity Harris who won an SU award for her charity project The Homeless Period, which distributes period product packs to

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