Experimental Psychology has been taught in Oxford for more than 100 years, and we are proud to be one of the leading psychology departments worldwide. Our department is known for its ground breaking basic and translational research, and for the exceptional educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students alike.
We welcome applications from talented, well-qualified people interested in undertaking and supporting the highest quality research in psychology and other related fields.
Established in 1898
Ranked first nationwide REF 2014 Exercise
Awarded the Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2015
Over 20 World Leading Research Groups
A collection of easily accessible and informative videos to help you learn about our research.
Fatigue modulates dopamine availability and promotes flexible choice reversals during decision making.
Iodice P. et al, (2017), Sci Rep, 7
Focal CA3 hippocampal subfield atrophy following LGI1 VGKC-complex antibody limbic encephalitis.
Miller TD. et al, (2017), Brain
Fertility, kinship and the evolution of mass ideologies.
David-Barrett T. and Dunbar RI., (2017), J Theor Biol, 417, 20 - 27
Robust sampling of decision information during perceptual choice.
Vandormael H. et al, (2017), Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 114, 2771 - 2776
Social Learning in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex.
Apps MA. and Sallet J., (2017), Trends Cogn Sci, 21, 151 - 152
Adaptable Categorization of Hands and Tools in Prosthesis Users.
van den Heiligenberg FM. et al, (2017), Psychol Sci, 28, 395 - 398
Monitoring Demands for Executive Control: Shared Functions between Human and Nonhuman Primates.
Mansouri FA. et al, (2017), Trends Neurosci, 40, 15 - 27
Graduate Scholarship in memory of Glyn Humphreys
The Department of Experimental Psychology and Wolfson College have come together to create a new Graduate Scholarship in memory of Glyn Humphreys. The Scholarship will be used to support a highly talented individual interested in understanding the neural basis of psychological functions using neuropsychology or related cognitive neuroscience methods. Professor Humphreys was Watts Professor of Experimental Psychology and Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford as well as a member of Wolfson College.
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