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A new study from Birkbeck’s Department of Psychological Sciences looks at how ‘predictions’ about the outcomes of actions influence sensory processing in the brain.

16 October 2018

Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox will receive the Wiley Prize in Psychology from the British Academy in recognition of her distinction in research into infant cognitive development.

20 August 2018

Professor Hahn won the Computational Modeling Prize in Applied Cognition for a paper which examined how the accuracy of political information is affected as it is shared through social media networks.

14 August 2018

New research from Birkbeck, exploring the levels of brain activity of babies in response to social stimuli such as peek-a-boo and the sound of laughter, could show the earliest marker of autism to date.

13 August 2018

Matthew Danvers won the prestigious award for his project looking at the putative biomarkers of social attention in infants at high risk of ADHD and autism.

07 August 2018

Research from the UCL-Birkbeck Centre for Educational Neuroscience shows pupils who take longer to respond in school tend to answer more accurately.

29 June 2018

Birkbeck will receive €2.8 million, of a total grant of €115 million, to lead on research relating to infants in trials which will increase understanding of autism and help develop new therapies.

18 June 2018

Professor Ted Melhuish of the Department of Psychological Sciences presented evidence to MPs on the Education Committee.

15 June 2018

Running from 18-21 June, Birkbeck Science Week will explore the research taking place at the College.

12 June 2018

A study of 98 typically developing children showed that those who cradle dolls on the left side show higher social cognitive abilities than those who do not, indicating the importance of the left cradling bias in children’s social development.

04 June 2018