7 February 2024
New research from the University of Oxford has revealed that an online programme that empowers parents to apply Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) principles in their child’s day to day lives is just as effective as traditional talking therapies for child anxiety problems.
26 January 2024
Fellow and Tutor in Experimental Psychology with Lady Margaret Hall joining us from Bristol
26 January 2024
Our Professor of Cognitive Science, has been awarded the prestigious Elman prize
8 January 2024
Selective mutism is an anxiety disorder characterised by a consistent pattern of silence in specific social situations where speech is expected (for example, at school or work) while the person is able to speak comfortably in other situations (such as at home with close family).
24 November 2023
A major new survey of trust and mistrust in the UK has revealed worryingly high levels of mistrust in society, with a quarter of respondents mistrustful of other people and a similar proportion keen for help to feel more trusting.
26 July 2023
The Professor of Social Psychology joins other established experts on the incoming editorial team.
20 July 2023
The Emeritus Professor of Experimental Psychology took up his role on 17 July 2023.
26 April 2023
New research has found that the consequences of anxiety disorders in young people can include mental health issues in adulthood, lower grades at school and lower earnings.
21 April 2023
A new analysis of elephant seal brainwave patterns has revealed that these mammals take short naps while holding their breath on deep dives, averaging just 2 hours of sleep per day during their long trips at sea. The findings have been published today in the journal Science.
16 February 2023
A project led by Alex Hendry working with Oxford Brookes has engaged with parents and early years practitioners in a bid to help families spend more time playing with their children.
23 January 2023
We are delighted to announce that we are starting the new year with a new appointment – Daniel Freeman has just been appointed as our new Professor of Psychology, joining us from the Psychiatry Department.