University Of Liverpool

The Underrepresented

When tasked to write about the psychology of Liverpool, I asked myself “how could I possibly represent the psyche of the average Liverpudlian in 700 words?” The city has been…

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…

Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?

What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals?   “Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?” is Ben Ambridge’s entertaining, illuminating new book that has a surprising answer. Really,…

Liverpool PsycSoc

There are thousands of societies to available for you to join when you start University and there is a PsycSoc (Psychology society) available for all Psychology students. Firstly, you will get to…

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…

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…

Mental Health Society

Within the Liverpool Guild of Students there is a Mental Health Society that raises awareness of existing mental health issues both within the Universities and through the community. They provide…