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New treatment manual for alcohol and drug use intervention

New treatment manual for alcohol and drug use intervention
Description
Dr Hermine L. Graham, Honorary Lecturer and Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the School of Psychology, has recently published a book which looks at alcohol and drug use intervention.
Date:
12/01/2017

Taking a new look at chimpanzees and bonobos

Taking a new look at chimpanzees and bonobos
Description
Dr Zanna Clay, Marie Curie Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, and Thibaud Gruber (University of Neuchâtel) have published a paper which updates existing knowledge of chimpanzees and bonobos, and assesses their major similarities and differences.
Date:
06/01/2017

Exploring shape perception and step climbing in older adults

Exploring shape perception and step climbing in older adults
Description
A recently published paper has shown that a loss of visual information in older adults can affect the perception of surfaces.
Date:
04/01/2017

Researchers discuss unique human culture on BBC radio

Researchers discuss unique human culture on BBC radio
Description
Researchers from the Comparative Cognition Research Group (CCRG) recently presented their research on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Origins of Human Culture', which aired on Tuesday 6 December.
Date:
22/12/2016

Clinical psychology trainers conference success

Clinical psychology trainers conference success
Description
The School's Clinical Psychology Doctorate programme team recently hosted the 2016 National Group of trainers conference which was held in Stratford over three days.
Date:
21/12/2016

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to altruism

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to altruism
Description
New research into chimpanzees suggests that, when it comes to altruistically helping a fellow chimpanzee, they are 'indifferent'.
Date:
20/12/2016

New book explores treatment of sexual offenders

New book explores treatment of sexual offenders
Description
Professor Leam Craig and Professor Anthony Beech have recently published a major new reference book across three volumes on the theories, assessment and treatment of sexual offenders.
Date:
12/12/2016

Doctoral trainee publishes research into care-leavers mental health

Doctoral trainee publishes research into care-leavers mental health
Description
Sarah Butterworth, second-year trainee on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate course in the School of Psychology, has published a paper looking at the perspectives of young people transitioning out of social care services in the West Midlands.
Date:
07/12/2016
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'Feeding the mind: Why feeling full is not just about what you eat'

'Feeding the mind: Why feeling full is not just about what you eat'
Date
16/02/2017
Location:
Lecture Theatre 1 (303) - Law Building - Edgbaston Campus
Description
Inaugural lecture for Suzanne Higgs, Professor in the Psychobiology of Appetite in the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham.

'Visual Predictions in different layers of visual cortex'

'Visual Predictions in different layers of visual cortex'
Date
01/03/2017
Location:
University house - Room G03
Description
Part of the School Seminar Series. Speaker: Professor Lars Muckli, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging (CCNi) / Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, Wednesday 1 March 2016 (13:00-14:00)
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