• 06 NOV 17
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    Kirsty is a finalist for the Writing with Integrity Award

    Dr. Kirsty Miller has been named as a finalist for the Writing with Integrity Award. This is part of the Turnitin Global Innovation Awards 2017. The Awards recognise excellence in promoting academic integrity, student engagement and the innovative use of Turnitin by individual members of staff. The Writing with Integrity Award is given to an educator

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    • 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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