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The human brain works backwards to retrieve memories

The human brain works backwards to retrieve memories
Description
When we remember a past event, the human brain reconstructs that experience in reverse order, according to a new study at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
14/01/2019

Measuring speed of mental replay of movies reveals new insights into how we access memories

Measuring speed of mental replay of movies reveals new insights into how we access memories
Description
Researchers have discovered that 'fully detailed' memories are stored in the brain, but people access this information at different speeds and levels of detail, with people accessing memories 'forward' that is recalling older information first.
Date:
18/12/2018

Innovative DNA recovery techniques could help victims catch rapists in Kenya

Description
"The self-administered DNA kits we're designing would make it possible to obtain valuable DNA evidence when there are no other means of doing so." Dr Heather Flowe, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, co-authors this piece for The Conversation
Date:
04/12/2018

Offenders process information differently from non-offenders

Offenders process information differently from non-offenders
Description
Professor Tony Beech talks to The Psychologist about his latest book, The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience.
Date:
26/11/2018

Is an admission to a mental health hospital a "teachable moment" and "window of opportunity" to promote change in alcohol and drug Use?

Description
A piece of research that Dr Hermine Graham led on has received a research impact award which was awarded to one of the co-authors, Emma Griffiths at the University of Bath.
Date:
19/11/2018

Dr Catarina Ferreira awarded British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Description
Dr Ferreira, School of Psychology, has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the British Academy to pursue her research on 'Shaping overlapping memory representations via retrieval-mediated learning'.
Date:
16/11/2018

Psychology at Birmingham in world top 100

Psychology at Birmingham in world top 100
Description
The University of Birmingham has been ranked 62nd in the world subject rankings for Psychology as announced by Times Higher Education on 7 November 2018.
Date:
08/11/2018

Psychology Student Conference announced

Psychology Student Conference announced
Description
The School of Psychology is proud to be hosting for its third year student community its first Annual Student Conference on the 26 February 2019.
Date:
07/11/2018
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