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Posted 18 November 2015

Project funding from Guangzhou Municipal Government

The University of Birmingham has been successful in bids for funding that will see key projects supported by the Guangzhou Municipal Government in China, including one which will look at memory improvement resulting from transcranial direct stimulation.

Posted 16 November 2015

Attention to eyes and psychopathic traits

Researchers in the School have published a paper which shows that male individuals with high psychopathic traits have reduced attention to the eye region when looking at faces.

Posted 10 November 2015

Challenging gender bias in schools

Dr Stephanie Burnett Heyes spoke at a London conference on 20 October about what gender differences in the brain can and cannot tell us about gender disparities in education.

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