Research

11 Reasons You Should Use R

R is a programming language that many researchers use to analyse their data. There are many reasons why you should consider learning R (with RStudio) in addition to SPSS, whether…

A Drunk Heart Speaks a Sober Mind

The Dark Triad as a whole can be thought of as a short-term, agentic, exploitative social strategy [9]. Therefore, evolutionary psychologists suggest that Dark Triad traits are beneficial to those who…

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…