University Of Liverpool

Journal Clubs at UoL

Being a research assistant who hates bad science like a homeopathist hates good science, I’m very anxious to know that the research I’m conducting is solid, and there’s no better…

Why we Enjoy Horror Films

[Phone rings]. We are all thinking it: don’t answer the phone!Still, the protagonist ignores our desperate pleas for escape and picks up the handset. Trembling, she hears a low, insidious…

Cyberpsychology – The New Frontier

Technology is increasingly omnipresent in our daily lives. Take a look around on your next train journey, coffee break or even meal out with friends and you’ll see people absorbed…

Episode 1 – Should drugs be legalised?

Welcome to our first PsychLiverpool Podcast. This podcast is a platform for staff and students within the Psychology department at the University of Liverpool to discuss both research and controversial…

Coping With Exam Stress

With deadlines and exams looming, this time of year can be a particularly tough time for us students. Regardless of whether you’re in first or final year, the stress and…

Sensation Seeking Women And Dark Triad Men

Another interesting piece of research from the Evolutionary Psychology team at Liverpool University (and colleagues) was published recently. The aim was to investigate whether or not women differ in their…

Student Solidarity

When I first received an email for the University explaining that there were plans for industrial action by the University and College Union (UCU) I naively thought that there was…