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Challenging gender bias in schools

Challenging gender bias in schools
Description
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.
Date:
10/11/2015

Doctoral Researcher paper looks at the effect of psychopathy on metacognition in schizophrenia

Doctoral Researcher paper looks at the effect of psychopathy on metacognition in schizophrenia
Description
Doctoral Researcher Ahmad Abu-Akel (pictured right) has had his paper accepted by the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. He has conducted research into the effect on metacognition, of comorbid psychopathy in schizophrenic patients with a history of criminal offending.
Date:
28/10/2015

Paper investigates teenage social behaviour in real-world networks

Paper investigates teenage social behaviour in real-world networks
Description
A recent paper published by Stephanie Burnett Heyes et al. in Child Development uses a combination of social network mapping and experimental social cognition tasks to investigate teenage social behaviour in real-world networks.
Date:
22/10/2015

Awareness in a vegetative state

Awareness in a vegetative state
Description
New insight into a vital cerebral pathway has explained how some patients in a vegetative state are aware despite appearing to be unconscious and being behaviourally unresponsive.
Date:
21/10/2015

Mapping the adolescent mind: The Birmingham Perspective

Mapping the adolescent mind: The Birmingham Perspective
Description
How understanding developments in the brain can give young people a better platform.
Date:
15/10/2015

Doctoral Researcher Supriya Malik receives prestigious prize

Doctoral Researcher Supriya Malik receives prestigious prize
Description
PhD student Supriya Malik, from the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, was awarded the Pat Howlin Prize at the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes International Scientific Symposium held at University College London in September.
Date:
12/10/2015

Would you like to sleep better? Take part in our study

Would you like to sleep better? Take part in our study
Description
The Oxford Access for Students Improving Sleep (OASIS) study, in collaboration with Dr Jason Braithwaite, is offering an effective state-of-the-art sleep improvement programme to all students who take part.
Date:
29/09/2015

Lecturer writes commentary for UNICEF Office of Research

Lecturer writes commentary for UNICEF Office of Research
Description
School of Psychology Lecturer Stephanie Burnett Heyes recently wrote a commentary for UNICEF Office of Research.
Date:
15/09/2015
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