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Green Impact Gold Award

Green Impact is a University-wide scheme, run by the NUS, to encourage Schools to undertake sustainability activities. This was Psychology’s first year taking part, and over the last year we have been working on various projects, big and small: maybe

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How storybook illustrations impact word learning

By Zoe Flack My research area is developmental psychology. In particular, I am investigating how different aspects of storybook reading with preschool children can help (or hinder!) word learning.  Luckily, children like hearing stories, and adults enjoy reading them.  But

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What is the role of shared identities in the aftermath of floods?

By Evangelos Ntontis As a PhD student at the School of Psychology of Sussex University, I recently had the honour of winning the 2016 PhD poster conference. Of course winning is accompanied with writing a blog for the School’s website,

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Do multiple Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) lead to anxiety and depression in later life?

By Ellen Thompson I recently had the honour of winning The Best Poster Award at the 2015 Psychology student poster conference! I have just commenced the second year of my PhD (how time flies!) and wanted to take this opportunity

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My summer as a Junior Research Assistant

By Alex Earl I’ve had the great pleasure over the summer to work as Junior Research Associate with Dr Bonamy Oliver in the Nurture Lab that she codirects with Dr Alison Pike. I was supported throughout by my PhD mentor,

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