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Research from the Department of Psychological Sciences' Dr Lara Maister found that babies as young as five months are sensitive to their own heartbeats, which could herald better understanding of psychological conditions.

10 August 2017

Professor Hahn’s work has examined the interlinked areas of the process of argumentation – or making an argument which will convince a rational critic – and she has developed research interests in language and language acquisition; judgement and decision making; categorization; and how we conceive of similarity between objects in the mind.

30 June 2017

Professor Gergely Csibra's election as a foreign associate is a highly prestigious honour given in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

09 May 2017

Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification

19 April 2017

The TABLET project is the first scientific study of the early use of touchscreens

13 April 2017

Video-based intervention for families may reduce the severity of emerging signs of the condition

11 April 2017

MeeTwo, a new social media app founded by Birkbeck PhD candidate Suzi Godson and her business partner Dr Kerstyn Comley, has won a prestigious £15,000 Teach First Innovation Award. The app is designed to help teenagers deal with stress and anxiety.

03 April 2017

Attentional training shown to enhance the effect of mindfulness meditation on reducing worry

16 March 2017

Birkbeck has been rated within the world’s top 100 institutions for English and Philosophy in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, published today [8 March 2017].

08 March 2017

Results could shed light on reasons for social communication difficulties in conditions such as autism

01 March 2017