Research

Summer Internships

Work experience within University is a great way to gain experience in the field of academia. As well as experience you will more than likely make useful connections with staff…

Scanning For Psychopaths

A recent finding by Dirk et al. (2016) used brain scans to show how a combination of individual traits function differently in criminals. Specifically, a strong focus on reward and…

Our Unhealthy Children

A recent pilot study by researchers in Liverpool, including the UoL’s Dr Jason Halford and Dr Joanne Harrold, suggests that migraine severity is associated with certain obesogenic eating behaviours. They…

The Pleasure Of Pain

Through reinforcement we a built to seek pleasure and avoid pain but this isn’t always the case, in fact, pain is becoming more popular. It is not just during BDSM…

Where Do Brains Come From

Obviously the brains we have in our heads develop from conception to death but where do the brains we use for research come from? It is important for researches to…

The Doorway Effect

The doorway effect is that temporary memory lapse we experience when we forgot what we came for. Everyone experiences them and they are extremely annoying. Radvansky, Krawietz and Tamplin (2010)…

How Chess Helps You Academically

Chess is not a game that sounds appealing to everybody, however it may be worth trying to help enhance your academic ability. Professor Fernand Gobet (UoL) and doctoral student Giovanni…